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GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,291M.$chart192,113M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,472M.€chart170,428M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart6,168$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart5,472€2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart41,509 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart46,054 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart23.98%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013225$chart1,479$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart1,333 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-3,811 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-4,228 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-2.20%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart38,573.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart42,796.72015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014465.5chart7,417.92014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014350.3chart5,532.12014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart16.24%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.00%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart3,086.32015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201581.9chart2,737.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart7.78%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart22.28%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart1,374$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart1,238€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart241$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart180€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart219$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart163€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart99$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart88€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A307/02/2014Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB+08/19/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB+09/29/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart352016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart69º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart71.92015Fragile States Index [+]
43º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart71º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
356 m.2016Q2Unemployed [+]
61º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
251.2 $2015NMW [+]
6.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
206.6 €2015NMW [+]
Markets
3.470802/17/2017Euro / Soles [+]
4.80%02/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.3%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
1.9%September 2015PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
3.50%09/10/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart54º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart105.432014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
3.6%April 2014IPI Year on Year [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart30,785.9 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart34,156.9 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.51%chart18.06%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart34,114.5 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart37,850.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.52%chart20.02%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-3,328.6 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-3,693.1 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-1.95%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,725.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart265.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart5.62‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Density [+]201595chart242015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart31,148,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart90,8812015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7342014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart85º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart80º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
48º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart19.91‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart2.462014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart74.532014Life expectancy [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart6.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart2,0762014Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart1.702014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU