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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart33,686M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart37,375M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart1,229€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart1,364$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart24,083 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart26,720 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart71.50%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart879 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart975$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-1,786 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-1,981 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-5.30%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart8,297.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart9,205.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart2,135.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart2,836.62013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart21.70%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart6.82%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart165.32015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart183.42015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.80%2011Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart24.63%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart303€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart336$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart82€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart108$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart23€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart31$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart6€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart7$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB-10/24/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB05/12/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart432016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart119º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart71.92015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart102º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
75.1 $2013NMW [+]
56.9 €2013NMW [+]
82º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
5.087707/20/2017Euro / Ghana cedi [+]
31.29%07/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
13.6%June 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
3.7%May 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
22.50%05/22/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart108º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart31.732014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.50%01/01/2014Standard VAT [+]
25.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart10,193.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart11,283.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart27.61%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart12,062.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart13,351.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart36.03%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,868.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-2,068.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-8.41%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart1182016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart28,033,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart399,4712015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,100.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart1.46%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart1,018.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart801,7102015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart2.92%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.5792014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart43º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart59º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
81º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart32.26‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.122015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart61.492015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,5372012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart6.12012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.542015CO2 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