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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart265,726M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart294,132M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart4,753€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart5,261$2016GDP per capita [+]
1,315€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
73,500M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart134,138 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart148,477 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart50.47%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart2,399 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart2,655$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-9,384 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-10,387 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.53%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart87,611.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart96,977.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart16,027.22014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart21,292.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart19.11%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
11,184.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
4,938.41998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.23%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart3,120.32015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart3,462.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.28%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart32.96%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart1,567€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,735$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart296€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart393$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart207€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart113$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart57€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart63$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa204/03/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB+04/03/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB+04/07/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart49º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart67.02015Fragile States Index [+]
20º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart54º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
26.7%March 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
27.1%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
5,901 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
291.6 $2013NMW [+]
221.4 €2013NMW [+]
92º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
14.536104/27/2017Euro / South African rands [+]
7.02%04/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-15.1%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
7.00%03/18/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart74º2017Doing Business [+]
599,0042016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart177.302014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
14.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
41.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart73,612.4 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart81,673.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart25.95%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart94,294.4 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart104,619.6 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart33.24%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-20,682.0 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-22,946.7 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-7.29%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart462016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart55,909,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart3,142,5112015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart825.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart5.71%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,453.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.6662014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart126º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart15º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
78º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart20.66‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart2.362014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart12.46‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart57.182014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart17,8052014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart33.02014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart7.402014CO2 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