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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart710M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart786M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart3,679€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart4,073$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart374 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart414 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart52.61%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart1,937 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart2,143$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-3 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-3 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-0.38%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart240.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart266.02016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart23.32008Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart34.32008Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart16.06%2008Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.08%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart33.83%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart1,245€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart1,378$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart127€2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart187$2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart206€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart274$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart522014Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart68.22015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart89º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
27.0%2014Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart50.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart56.2 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart7.15%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart316.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart350.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart44.59%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-265.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-294.3 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-37.44%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart682015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart193,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart4,9292015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart154.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart2.55%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart11.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart113,1392015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart58.62%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart25.10‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.032015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.33‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart73.762015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart62013Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart3.22013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart0.702014CO2 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