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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.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201571.50%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015879 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015975$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,786 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,981 M.$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.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20112.80%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201524.63%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015303€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015336$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201382€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013108$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 [+]05/12/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch 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 [+]07/26/20175.0894
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/26/201733.78%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 201713.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 20173.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/24/201721.00%
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 [+]201610,193.7 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201611,283.5 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201527.61%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201612,062.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201613,351.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.03%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,868.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,068.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-8.41%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016118chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201628,033,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015399,471chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,100.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.46%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,018.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015801,710chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.92%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.579chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201743ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201659ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201581º
Birth Rate [+]201532.26‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.12chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201561.49chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,537chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.1chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.54chart0.532015CO2 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