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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart531M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart589M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart664€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart736$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart147 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart163 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart26.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart184 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart186$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-40 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-45 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-7.18%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart167.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart185.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart22.72012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart29.12012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart18.49%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart8.66%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart29.91%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart210€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart232$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart31€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart40$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart242016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart83.32015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart153º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart12.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart14.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart2.88%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart186.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart206.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart36.26%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-173.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-192.4 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-33.38%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart4292015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart799,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart12,5552015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart128.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart1.57%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart16.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart116,5162015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart14.58%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.5032014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart33.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.422015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart7.38‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart63.552015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart572012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart7.82012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart0.152014CO2 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