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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart366,747M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart405,952M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart1,972€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart2,183$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart68,310 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart75,612 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart18.62%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart367 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart406$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-16,240 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-17,976 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-4.43%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart33,964.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart37,594.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart851.11975Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart8.17%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart1,586.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart1,755.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart9.33%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart9.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart183€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart202$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart13$1975Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart22€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart30$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart9€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB09/16/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB+01/25/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart282016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart124º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart102.42015Fragile States Index [+]
52º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart114º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
5,821 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
115.9 $2013NMW [+]
87.9 €2013NMW [+]
120º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
359.159408/21/2017Euro / Nairas [+]
Prices
16.1%June 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
14.00%07/01/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart169º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart20.342014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
5.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
24.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart29,632.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart32,800.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart8.08%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart35,233.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart39,000.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart9.61%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-5,601.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-6,200.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-1.53%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart2012016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart185,989,6402016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,199,1152015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart20,459.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.66%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart936.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,093,6442015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart0.60%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.5272015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart149º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart118º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
86º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart39.13‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart5.592015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart12.70‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart53.052015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart17,8432015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart9.82015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.482015CO2 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