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GDP Mill. € [+]201542,454M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201547,103M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20157,256€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20158,051$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201563,373 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201570,312 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015138.43%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201510,832 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201511,144$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,367 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,736 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-7.36%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201511,995.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201513,309.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013922.0chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,224.5chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20138.58%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.72%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,019.2chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,240.3chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.59%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201526.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,050€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,275$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013174€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013232$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014187€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014248$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015345€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015383$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/02/2016B2
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/07/2017B-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201628chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016101ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201588.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201670ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
NMW [+]2011330.3 $
NMW [+]2011249.3 €
Markets
Euro / Lebanese pounds [+]12/19/20161,578.9500
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20175.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/31/200910.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017126ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014115.82chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201310.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201520.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20153,588.6 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20153,981.5 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20158.45%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201516,618.3 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201518,438.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201539.14%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-13,029.7 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-14,456.5 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-30.69%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015560chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20155,850,743chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,997,776chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20157,480.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201534.15%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,114.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.769chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016146ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016135ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201415.19‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.71chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20144.56‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201479.37chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014240chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20144.3chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.25chart0.502014CO2 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