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GDP Mill. € [+]20164,916M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20165,442M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016272€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016301$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20162,776 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20163,072 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201662.08%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016153 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016187$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-349 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-386 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015323.8chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015359.3chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201521.55%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.77%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201629.9chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201633.1chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20163.37%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201633.02%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201682€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201690$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201518€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201520$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20162€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20162$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/06/2007B-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201631chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016135ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201586.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201698ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015110º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017133ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]20147.95chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201316.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201430.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016919.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,017.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.70%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,190.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,425.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201644.56%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,271.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,407.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-25.87%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016153chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,091,575chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015215,158chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201538.5chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.19%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201544.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015302,515chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.67%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.476chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201748ºchart79º2017Global 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 [+]2012279chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20121.8chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.10chart0.532015CO2 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