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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart268,287M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart296,967M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart47,849€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart52,961$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart302,955 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart335,341 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart112.03%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart54,032 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart59,331$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart8,894 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart9,844 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart3.29%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart50,884.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart56,324.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart6,568.22013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart8,788.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart19.93%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
4,764.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
6,329.52014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.15%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart8,486.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart9,548.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart19.20%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart18.82%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart9,075€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart10,045$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,217€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,628$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart866€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,158$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart1,533€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart1,725$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa12/08/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA03/06/1995S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA09/20/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart842016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart34.42015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.0%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
70 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
24º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.602208/16/2017Euro / Singapore dollars [+]
13.82%08/16/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart151.192014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
7.00%01/01/2008Standard VAT [+]
22.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart297,924.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart329,772.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart111.05%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart255,600.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart282,924.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart95.27%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart42,323.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart46,848.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart15.78%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart7,7982016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart5,607,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart2,543,6382015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart45.96%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart6,220.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart313,8842015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart5.67%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9122014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart21º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart55º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart9.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.242015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart4.80‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.602015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart142015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart8.662015CO2 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