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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart5,607M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart6,221M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart147,300€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart165,363$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart106.92011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart146.72011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,932€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart4,022$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA12/02/1996S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8
110º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Labour
0 m.2014Q4Unemployed [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66
Taxes
8.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart3,069.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart53.75%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart1,814.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart31.99%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart1,255.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart21.74%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart2352015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart37,6222015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart23,4932015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart62.44%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart45.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart3,8702015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart10.29%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9082014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart8.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.402015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.70‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.702015Life expectancy [+]
5.00‰2012Crude marriage rate [+]
2.40‰2012Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart12014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart2.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU