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GDP Mill. € [+]201590,290M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015100,177M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,593€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20156,205$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201520,410 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201522,648 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201522.61%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,264 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,403$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-4,711 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-5,227 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-5.22%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201534,977.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201538,812.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20122,860.6chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20123,675.3chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201210.35%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.23%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,431.2chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,697.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]19945.96%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201538.74%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,167€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,404$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012184€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012237$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014217€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014288$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015151€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015167$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/23/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]08/12/2015BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/25/2016BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201631chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201676ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201575.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201674º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016100ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q44.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1324 m.
NMW [+]2013318.0 $
NMW [+]2013241.0 €
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 20171.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/01/20177.37%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017114ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014136.40chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200612.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201615,175.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201616,797.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.30%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201614,747.7 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201616,324.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201521.48%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016427.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016473.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-3.18%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201664chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201616,385,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015387,513chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,387.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.40%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015743.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,101,923chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.83%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.732chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201676ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201640ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201544º
Birth Rate [+]201520.49‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.51chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.12‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.10chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,309chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20148.2chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20142.70chart0.502014CO2 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