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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,193M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201611,283M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016364€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016403$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201611,746 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201613,001 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016115.20%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016420 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016465$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-607 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-672 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.95%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,129.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,464.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013809.7chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,075.4chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201319.03%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.81%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015132.5chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015147.0chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20123.75%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201630.70%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016112€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016124$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201331€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201341$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201424$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20155€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20155$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/02/2014Aa2
S&P Rating [+]01/18/2017SDNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/30/2016RDB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201627chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2014137ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201699º
Innovation Ranking [+]201684ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017137ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201413.96chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200617.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201532.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20153,780.9 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20154,195.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201528.33%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20157,474.8 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20158,293.2 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201556.01%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,693.8 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-4,098.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-27.68%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201535chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201527,977,863chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015222,928chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015195.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.80%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201556.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201668ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201621ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201439.26‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20145.36chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201411.45‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201455.03chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2010875chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20103.6chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.20chart0.502014CO2 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