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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart51,889M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart57,436M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart10,683€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart11,825$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,769€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
13,447M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart20,413 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart22,648 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart40.83%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart4,246 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart4,711$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-2,820 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-3,128 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-5.64%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart9,630.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart10,685.02015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart2,601.92013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart3,455.62013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart21.02%2007Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
2,524.32014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
3,353.52014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart23.34%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart0%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart19.26%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart2,003€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart2,222$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart553€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart734$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart529€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart703$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart0€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart0$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba202/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB-02/25/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB01/19/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart582016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart52º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart46.72015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart45º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
9.1%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
206 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
526.1 $2015NMW [+]
433.4 €2015NMW [+]
53º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3.48%05/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.6%April 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
3.00%07/31/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart62º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart216.302014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
13.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
15.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart8,704.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart9,634.4 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart16.77%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart13,661.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart15,121.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart26.33%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-4,957.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-5,487.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-9.55%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart4,857,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart421,6972015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart552.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart8.77%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart785.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart133,1852015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart2.77%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7662014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart33º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart32º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
28º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart14.52‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart4.89‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart79.592015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart4772014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart10.02014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart1.552014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU