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GDP Mill. € [+]2016300,252M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016332,349M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,329€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,685$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2014195,748 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2014260,052 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201485.13%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20142,258 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20143,000$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-29,323 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-38,955 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-12.75%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201483,188.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014110,515.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20084,367.3chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20086,423.4chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200810.44%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.59%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20155,188.3chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,756.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20135.00%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201436.18%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014959€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20141,275$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200858€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200885$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201457€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201476$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201558€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201565$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/19/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]11/15/2013B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/15/2016BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201634chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016116ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201590.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016107ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q312.8%
Unemployed [+]2015Q33,596 m.
NMW [+]2013110.2 $
NMW [+]201383.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201584º
Markets
Euro / Egyptian pounds [+]06/22/201720.1998
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/22/20178.69%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 201610.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/22/201716.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017122ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]201636,230
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201459.12chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201613.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201522.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201623,008.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201625,468.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20167.66%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201650,401.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201655,789.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.79%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-27,392.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-30,321.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.12%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201690chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201690,200,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015491,643chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201518,325.4chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.55%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015384.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20153,268,970chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.67%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.690chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017139ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016132ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201527.30‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.31chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.07‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201571.32chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20112,703chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20113.2chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.48chart0.532015CO2 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