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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart42,438M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart47,085M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart7,253€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart8,048$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart63,373 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart70,312 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart138.43%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart10,832 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart11,140$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-3,367 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-3,736 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-7.36%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart11,995.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart13,309.02015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart922.02013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart1,224.52013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart8.58%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.72%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart2,018.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart2,239.42015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart19.59%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart26.20%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart2,050€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart2,275$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart174€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart232$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart187€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart248$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart345€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart383$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B206/02/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB-11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB-02/07/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart282016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart101º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart88.12015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart70º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
330.3 $2011NMW [+]
249.3 €2011NMW [+]
Markets
1,578.950012/19/2016Euro / Lebanese pounds [+]
Prices
5.1%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
10.00%12/31/2009Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart126º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart115.822014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
20.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart3,550.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart3,930.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart8.46%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart17,124.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart18,954.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart39.16%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-13,573.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-15,024.4 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-30.70%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart5732016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart5,988,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,997,7762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart7,480.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart34.15%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart1,114.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart798,1402015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart13.64%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7692014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart148º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart135º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart15.40‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.722015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart4.55‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart79.632015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart2402014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart4.32014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart3.692015CO2 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