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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart18,683M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart20,729M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart2,314€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart2,567$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart8,626 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart9,570 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart46.17%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart1,068 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart1,185$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-261 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-290 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.40%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart5,110.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart5,670.32015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart815.52013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart1,083.12013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart19.23%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.40%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart289.52015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart321.12015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart6.91%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart27.36%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart633€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart702$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart104€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart138$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart82€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart109$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart36€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart40$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B205/24/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB+07/20/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart302016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart88º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart78.22015Fragile States Index [+]
59º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart101º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.3%2011Q2Unemployment rate [+]
144 m.2011Q2Unemployed [+]
327.3 $2013NMW [+]
248.1 €2013NMW [+]
96º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
4.1%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
5.50%06/20/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart105º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart19.442014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2014Standard VAT [+]
25.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart7,055.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart7,810.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart38.79%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart9,522.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart10,540.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart53.53%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-2,466.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-2,730.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-14.74%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart732016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart8,190,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart28,0702015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart3,666.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.35%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart64.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart648,5202015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.6062014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart106º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart78º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
82º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart20.88‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.332015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.02‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart73.332015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart5,9362014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart74.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.122015CO2 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