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GDP Mill. € [+]20155,775M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20156,407M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015319€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015354$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20162,776 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20163,072 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201662.08%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016153 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015216$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-349 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-386 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-7.80%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,476.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,634.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014313.5chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014416.5chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201416.34%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.77%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201538.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201542.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.54%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201633.02%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201682€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201690$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201418€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201424$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20152€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20152$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/06/2007B-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201631chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016135ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201586.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201698ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015110º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017133ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]20147.95chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201316.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201430.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016919.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,017.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201516.86%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,190.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,425.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.08%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,271.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,407.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-19.22%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015153chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201518,111,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015215,158chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201538.5chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.19%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201544.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015302,515chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.67%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.445chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201645ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201667ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201595º
Birth Rate [+]201538.54‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.47‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201563.80chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012279chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20121.8chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.10chart0.502014CO2 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