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GDP Mill. € [+]201512,815M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201514,218M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20154,554€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,053$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201614,600 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201616,161 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016115.16%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,188 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20156,074$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-117 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-130 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-0.93%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,657.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,048.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014624.4chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014829.6chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201421.80%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.08%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015106.3chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015117.9chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.00%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.85%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,300€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,439$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014223€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014296$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014105€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014139$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201538€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201542$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/21/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]06/03/2015BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201639chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201686ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201564.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201651º
Innovation Ranking [+]201689ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q312.9%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4175 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201574º
Business
Doing Business [+]201767ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201465.63chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201216.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201525.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20151,117.6 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20151,240.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20158.72%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20154,569.6 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20155,070.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.66%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,452.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,830.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-26.94%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015256chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20152,814,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201523,167chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,360.9chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.82%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201543.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.719chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201692ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201642ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201413.54‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.05chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20145.70‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201475.65chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,005chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201436.1chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20142.96chart0.502014CO2 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