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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart33,862M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart37,570M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart4,962€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart5,506$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart31,621 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart35,084 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart93.39%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart4,634 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart5,142$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-1,383 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-1,534 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-4.08%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart9,845.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart10,924.12015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart378.11999Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart403.01999Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart14.18%1999Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart13.68%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart1,458.62015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart1,618.32015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart15.30%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart29.08%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart1,443€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart1,601$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart80€1999Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart85$1999Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart210€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart279$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart214€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart237$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B111/14/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB-05/20/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart482016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart64º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart76.92015Fragile States Index [+]
106º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart82º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
15.8%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
76º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
-0.47%06/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.5%April 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
4.75%06/19/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart118º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart160.302014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
16.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
20.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart6,783.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart7,509.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart20.85%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart17,352.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart19,207.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart54.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-10,568.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-11,698.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-33.65%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart762015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart6,824,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart3,112,0262015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart5,348.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart45.60%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,695.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart699,7192015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart10.25%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7482014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart95º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart134º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
85º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart26.51‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart3.372015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart3.84‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart74.202015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart1612012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart2.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart3.022015CO2 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