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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart234,420M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart260,089M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart7,536€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart8,361$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart80,863 M.€2010Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart107,200 M.$2010Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart36.46%2010Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart2,835 €2010Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart3,762$2010Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-22,986 M.€2010Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-30,472 M.$2010Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-10.36%2010Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart70,036.42010Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart92,847.32010Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart11,695.72009Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart16,313.22009Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart20.66%2009Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart5.80%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart1,873.52014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart2,488.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.63%2005Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart31.58%2010Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart2,455€2010Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart3,255$2010Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart416€2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart580$2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart81€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart108$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart61€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart81$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Caa303/04/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB-12/13/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BCCC07/22/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart172016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart132º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart78.62015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart120º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.3%April 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
7.5%2016Q1Unemployment rate [+]
1,062 m.2016Q1Unemployed [+]
693.1 $2013NMW [+]
525.8 €2013NMW [+]
91º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
11.165005/24/2017Euro / Venezuelan bolivar fuerte [+]
133.27%05/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
180.9%December 2015CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
21.46%04/01/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart187º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart143.352014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2010Standard VAT [+]
34.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart22,251.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart24,630.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart14.32%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart12,241.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart13,550.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart12.69%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart10,009.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart11,080.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart1.63%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart352016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart31,519,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,404,4482015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart104.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart4.51%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,570.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart606,3442015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart1.95%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7622014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart143º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart74º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
76º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart19.27‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.342015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.57‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart74.412015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart19,0302014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart62.02014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart6.302014CO2 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