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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart267,808M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart296,359M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart8,459€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart9,360$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart154,722 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart171,665 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart57.95%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart4,961 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart5,505$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-7,612 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-8,445 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.85%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart66,976.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart74,310.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart13,260.82015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart14,714.52015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart19.72%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
5,665.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
7,526.32014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart6.45%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart3,768.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart4,170.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart8.22%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart25.08%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart2,148€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart2,383$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart425€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart472$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart191€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart253$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart119€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart132$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A301/11/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA-10/07/2003S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA-08/17/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart492016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart18º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart65.92015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart35º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.4%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
513 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
294.4 $2013NMW [+]
223.1 €2013NMW [+]
52º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
5.048808/23/2017Euro / Malaysian ringgit [+]
7.99%08/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Money Market
3.00%07/13/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart23º2017Doing Business [+]
513,4452016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart398.192014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
6.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
28.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart171,121.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart189,414.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart63.90%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart152,129.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart168,392.4 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart56.81%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart18,991.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart21,022.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart7.09%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart962016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart31,661,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart2,514,2432015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,642.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart8.06%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart5,954.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,835,2522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart5.88%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7892015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart29º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart106º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart16.79‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.932015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart4.98‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart74.882015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart6522012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart2.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart8.092015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU