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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart12,815M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart14,218M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart4,554€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart5,053$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart14,600 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart16,161 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart115.16%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart5,188 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart6,074$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-117 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-130 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-0.93%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart3,657.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart4,048.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart624.42014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart829.62014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart21.80%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart8.08%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart106.32015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart117.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.76%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart28.85%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart1,300€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart1,439$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart223€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart296$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart105€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart139$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart38€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart42$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B311/21/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB06/03/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB02/03/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart392016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart86º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart64.62015Fragile States Index [+]
51º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart89º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
12.9%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
175 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
74º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart67º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart65.632014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
16.50%01/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
25.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,048.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,160.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart8.88%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart4,246.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart4,700.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart35.14%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-3,198.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-3,540.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-26.26%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart2562015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart2,814,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart23,1672015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,360.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.82%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart43.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,067,4552015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart37.93%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7192014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart92º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart42º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart17.23‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.032015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.91‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart75.802015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart1,0052014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart36.12014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart3.292015CO2 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