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GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,291M.$chart1,431M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,472M.€chart1,290M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart7,736$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart6,971€2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart844 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart1,121 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart80.25%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013225$chart6,057$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart4,595 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-39 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-52 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-3.72%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart309.02014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart410.52014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014465.5chart67.02014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014350.3chart50.52014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart15.30%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart11.47%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201581.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart29.40%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart2,236$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart1,683€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart365$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart275€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart272$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart204€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart602016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Labour
24 m.2016Q1Unemployed [+]
22.1%2016Q1Unemployment rate [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart86º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart169.5 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart188.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.51%chart13.14%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart513.7 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart570.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.52%chart39.83%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-344.3 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-382.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-26.70%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart30.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart8.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart7.20‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Density [+]201595chart2982015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart184,9992015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart12,7712015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7292014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart15.17‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.892014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart75.052014Life expectancy [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart21.62012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart392012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart3.002014CO2 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