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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart90,290M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart100,177M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart5,593€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart6,205$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart20,410 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart22,648 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart22.61%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart1,264 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart1,403$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-4,711 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-5,227 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-5.22%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart34,977.62015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart38,812.02015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart2,860.62012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart3,675.32012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart10.35%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.23%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart2,431.22015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart2,697.52015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.96%1994Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart38.74%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart2,167€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart2,404$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart184€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart237$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart217€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart288$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart151€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart167$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B311/23/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB08/12/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB08/25/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart312016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart76º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart75.92015Fragile States Index [+]
74º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart100º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.3%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
335 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
318.0 $2013NMW [+]
241.0 €2013NMW [+]
Prices
1.0%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
8.13%04/01/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart114º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart136.402014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart16,521.5 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart18,330.6 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart18.30%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart19,394.3 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart21,518.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart21.48%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-2,872.8 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-3,187.4 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-3.18%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart632015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart16,144,3632015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart387,5132015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,387.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart2.40%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart743.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7322014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart76º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart40º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
44º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart20.78‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart2.542014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart5.13‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart75.872014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart1,3092014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart8.22014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart2.702014CO2 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