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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart65,222M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart72,194M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart6,529€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart7,227$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart22,466 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart24,868 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart34.44%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart2,249 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart2,489$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-2,063 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-2,284 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.16%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart11,477.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart12,704.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart1,748.72013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart2,322.52013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart20.65%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart17.36%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart400.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart443.82015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.12%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart17.59%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart1,149€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,272$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart179€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart234$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart146€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart190$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart40€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart44$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B106/29/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB-05/20/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB-11/18/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart312016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart98º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart71.22015Fragile States Index [+]
100º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart76º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
245 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
170.9 $2013NMW [+]
129.6 €2013NMW [+]
81º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
51.319604/24/2017Euro / Dominican pesos [+]
Prices
3.1%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
5.00%06/01/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart103º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart154.942014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
25.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart8,517.4 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart9,450.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart13.86%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart15,502.5 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart17,200.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart25.22%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-6,985.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-7,750.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-11.36%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart2052015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart9,990,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart415,5642015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart5,196.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart4.16%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart862.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7152014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart99º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart97º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
62º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart20.85‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart2.482014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart6.07‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart73.502014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart1,8102014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart17.42014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart2.202014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU