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GDP Mill. € [+]201542,438M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201547,085M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20157,253€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20158,048$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201563,373 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201570,312 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015138.43%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201510,832 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201511,140$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,367 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,736 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20138.58%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.72%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,018.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,239.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.59%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201526.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,050€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,275$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013174€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013232$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 [+]20163,550.6 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20163,930.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20158.46%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201617,124.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201618,954.5 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201539.16%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-13,573.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-15,024.4 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-30.70%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016573chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,988,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,997,776chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20157,480.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201534.15%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,114.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015798,140chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201513.64%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.769chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016146ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016135ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201515.40‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.72chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.55‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201579.63chart59.722015Life 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: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU