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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart162,297M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart180,069M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart4,456€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart4,944$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart56,155 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart74,601 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart31.80%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart1,592 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart2,116$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-9,302 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-12,357 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-5.27%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart76,671.92014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart101,858.72014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart6.46%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart11,810.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart13,104.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart16.21%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart43.42%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart2,174€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart2,888$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart167€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart222$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart324€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart360$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB-03/13/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart172016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart104.52015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart165º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart104.042014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
0%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
15.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart39,511.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart43,735.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart27.39%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart43,274.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart47,900.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart28.88%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-3,762.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-4,165.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-1.49%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart862016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart37,548,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart353,8812015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart271.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.97%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart195.32015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,479,9662015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart4.06%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.6542014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart161º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
87º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart34.23‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.522015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.11‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart69.592015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart2,6282012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart8.02012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart4.412015CO2 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