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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart181,883M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart201,326M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart1,962€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart2,172$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart66,498 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart88,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart51.82%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart741 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart985$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-9,553 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-12,687 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-7.44%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart39,174.12013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart52,027.12013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart7,627.92012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart9,800.32012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart21.44%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.22%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart4,070.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart4,516.62015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart10.10%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart30.53%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart437€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart580$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart86€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart110$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart59€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart78$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart44€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart49$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB-05/18/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart332016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart56º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart72.42015Fragile States Index [+]
88º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart59º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
2.1%2016Q2Unemployment rate [+]
1,163 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
59º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
15.40%07/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Money Market
6.50%03/18/2014Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart82º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart22.702014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart159,711.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart176,784.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart87.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart157,404.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart174,231.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart86.54%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart2,306.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart2,553.4 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart1.27%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart2802016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart92,683,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart72,7932015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart13,000.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.08%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart107.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart2,558,6782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart2.79%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.6662014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart59º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart65º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
41º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart16.94‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.962015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.85‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart75.782015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart3,0372012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart3.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart2.202015CO2 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