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GDP Mill. € [+]201612,848M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201614,222M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,454€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,823$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20165,770 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20166,386 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201644.89%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,551 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,716$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-208 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-230 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.62%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,881.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,296.8chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012244.6chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012314.3chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20126.71%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.00%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015295.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015327.7chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.10%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201630.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,044€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,155$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201264€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201282$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201452€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201469$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201579€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201588$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/11/2016Ba3
S&P Rating [+]11/22/2011BB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/24/2017BB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201657chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201666ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201579.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201635º
Innovation Ranking [+]201664ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
NMW [+]201411.5 $
NMW [+]20148.4 €
Markets
Euro / Lari [+]04/24/20172.5718
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20175.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 2016-31.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/07/20166.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201716ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014217.19chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201218.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201620.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20151,986.5 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,204.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201515.75%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20156,961.7 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20157,724.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201555.19%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-4,975.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-5,520.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-39.44%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201553chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20153,720,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015168,802chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,458.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.54%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015137.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.754chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201685ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201690ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201529º
Birth Rate [+]201414.80‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.97chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201411.90‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201474.10chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20116.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20111.30‰
Number of homicides [+]2014108chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20142.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20141.51chart0.502014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU