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GDP Mill. € [+]201518,683M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201520,729M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20152,314€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20152,567$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20158,626 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20159,570 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201546.17%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,068 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,185$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-261 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-290 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.40%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20155,110.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,670.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013815.5chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,083.1chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201319.23%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.40%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015289.5chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015321.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.91%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201527.36%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015633€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015702$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013104€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013138$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201482€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014109$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201536€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201540$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/24/2016B2
S&P Rating [+]07/20/2015B+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201630chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201688ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201659º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016101ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2011Q24.3%
Unemployed [+]2011Q2144 m.
NMW [+]2013327.3 $
NMW [+]2013248.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201596º
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20173.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/20/20165.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017105ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201419.44chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201415.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201625.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20167,055.7 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20167,810.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201538.79%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20169,522.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201610,540.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201553.53%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,466.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,730.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-14.74%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201673chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,190,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201528,070chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20153,666.2chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.35%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201564.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015648,520chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.606chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016111ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201678ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201582º
Birth Rate [+]201520.88‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.33chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.02‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201573.33chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20145,936chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201474.6chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20141.02chart0.502014CO2 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