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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart287M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart318M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart1,506€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart1,671$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart293 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart325 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart92.78%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart1,513 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart1,674$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-9 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-10 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.84%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart97.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart108.12016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart9.92014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart13.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.31%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.39%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart30.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart504€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart557$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart53€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart71$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart49€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart65$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart462016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart73.72015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart162º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart10.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart12.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart3.56%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart128.3 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart142.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart44.61%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-117.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-130.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-41.05%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart2022016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart194,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart2,3942015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart20.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart1.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart7.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart35,8332015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart18.83%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.5552014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart33.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.522015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.81‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart66.512015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart62011Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart3.42011Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart0.302014CO2 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