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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart173,403M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart192,391M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart5,567€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart6,177$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart41,675 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart46,238 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart24.04%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart1,338 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart1,485$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-3,811 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-4,228 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.20%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart38,572.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart42,796.62015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart5,588.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart7,424.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart16.24%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.00%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart2,785.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart3,090.72015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart7.78%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart22.25%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart1,238€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart1,374$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart181€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart241$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart165€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart219$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart89€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart99$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+03/24/2017Fitch 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
7.5%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
392 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
249.4 $2016NMW [+]
229.1 €2016NMW [+]
61º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3.809408/10/2017Euro / Soles [+]
8.88%08/15/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.3%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
1.9%September 2015PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
3.50%09/10/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart54º2017Doing Business [+]
3.6%April 2014IPI Year on Year [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart105.432014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
30.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart33,279.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart36,837.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart17.79%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart32,754.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart36,256.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart19.71%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart525.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart581.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-1.92%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart242015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart31,148,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart90,8812015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,725.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.29%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart265.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,409,6762015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart4.53%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7342014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart71º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart80º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
48º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart19.60‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.432015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.62‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart74.782015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart2,2472015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart7.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.682015CO2 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