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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart300,252M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart332,349M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart3,329€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart3,685$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart195,748 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart260,052 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart85.13%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart2,258 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart3,000$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-29,323 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-38,955 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-12.75%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart83,188.12014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart110,515.42014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart4,367.32008Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart6,423.42008Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart10.44%2008Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart5.59%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart5,188.32015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart5,756.42015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.00%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart36.18%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart959€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,275$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart58€2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart85$2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart57€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart76$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart58€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart65$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B308/19/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB-11/15/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB12/15/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart342016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart116º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart90.02015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart107º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
12.8%2015Q3Unemployment rate [+]
3,596 m.2015Q3Unemployed [+]
110.2 $2013NMW [+]
83.6 €2013NMW [+]
84º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
19.698604/26/2017Euro / Egyptian pounds [+]
2.64%04/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
10.3%April 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
14.75%11/03/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart122º2017Doing Business [+]
36,2302016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart59.122014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
13.00%01/01/2016Standard VAT [+]
22.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart17,171.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart19,051.3 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart5.74%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart58,624.6 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart65,043.9 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart19.59%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-41,453.5 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-45,992.7 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-13.85%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart902016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart90,200,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart491,6432015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart18,325.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.55%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart384.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.6902014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart142º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart132º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart27.80‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart3.342014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart6.13‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart71.122014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart2,7032011Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart3.22011Rate 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