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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart75,770M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart84,067M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart1,883€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart2,089$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart53,513 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart59,372 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart72.91%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart1,330 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart1,523$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-1,372 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-1,522 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.87%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart9,464.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart10,501.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart845.42009Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart1,179.12009Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart10.77%2009Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart11.65%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart1,224.22006Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart1,537.12006Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart52.99%1999Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart12.90%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart235€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart261$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart22€2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart30$2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart25€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart34$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart34€2006Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart42$2006Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart142016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart110.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart141º2015Innovation Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart168º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart2.762014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
15.0%2013Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart2,690.4 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart2,985.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart3.55%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart7,737.3 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart8,584.6 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart10.21%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-5,046.9 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-5,599.6 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-6.66%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart212015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart40,234,8822015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart503,4772015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart151.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart1.25%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart314.32015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.4792014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart155º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart33.05‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart4.352014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart7.76‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart63.462014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart2,4352012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart6.52012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart0.402014CO2 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