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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart34,010M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart37,734M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart1,268€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart1,406$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart14,667 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart19,479 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart48.20%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart574 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart763$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-2,099 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-2,787 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-6.90%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart9,371.42013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart12,446.22013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart834.42008Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart1,227.32008Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.49%2008Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart3.93%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart1,290.82014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart1,714.82014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart23.90%1999Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart30.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart367€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart487$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart36€2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart53$2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart49€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart65$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart142016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart142º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart108.12015Fragile States Index [+]
27º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart128º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
124º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart179º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart36.282014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
5.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
15.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart903.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,000.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart2.65%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart6,116.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart6,770.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart17.42%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-5,212.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-5,770.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-14.77%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart522016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart27,478,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart344,1312015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart3,350.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart1.28%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart53.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,012,8892015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart3.77%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.4982014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart159º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart144º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart31.89‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.042015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.83‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart64.032015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,7032013Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart6.72013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.142015CO2 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