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GDP Mill. € [+]201533,686M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201537,375M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20151,229€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20151,364$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201524,083 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201526,720 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201571.50%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015879 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015975$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,786 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,981 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-5.30%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20158,297.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20159,205.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20132,135.8chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20132,836.6chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201321.70%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.82%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015165.3chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015183.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20112.80%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201524.63%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015303€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015336$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201382€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013108$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201423€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201431$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20156€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20157$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]10/24/2014B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/29/2016BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201643chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016119ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016102ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
NMW [+]201375.1 $
NMW [+]201356.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201582º
Markets
Euro / Ghana cedi [+]04/27/20174.5507
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/27/201711.62%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 201714.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20176.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/27/201723.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017108ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201431.73chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201417.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201625.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20158,608.4 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20159,551.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201525.55%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201511,979.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201513,290.9 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.56%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,370.8 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,739.9 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-10.01%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015115chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201527,409,893chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015399,471chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,100.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.46%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,018.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.579chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201644ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201659ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201581º
Birth Rate [+]201432.75‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.17chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20148.95‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201461.31chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,537chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.1chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart0.502014CO2 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