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GDP Mill. € [+]201612,673M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201614,027M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,398€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,868$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201614,600 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201616,161 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016115.16%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,067 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,606$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-117 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-130 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015699.9chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015776.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201520.05%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.08%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016104.4chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016115.6chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.76%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.85%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,269€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,405$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015249€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015276$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014105€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014139$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201636€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201640$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/21/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]06/03/2015BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201639chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201686ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201564.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201651º
Innovation Ranking [+]201689ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q112.7%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1173 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201574º
Business
Doing Business [+]201767ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201465.63chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201216.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201525.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,048.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,160.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20168.27%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,246.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20164,700.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201633.51%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-3,198.1 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-3,540.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-25.24%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016262chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,881,355chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201523,167chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,360.9chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.82%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201543.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,067,455chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201537.93%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.730chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201792ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201642ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201517.23‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.03chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.91‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.80chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20151,207chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201543.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.29chart0.532015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU