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GDP Mill. € [+]201524,590M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201527,283M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,704€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20154,109$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20155,898 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20156,544 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201523.99%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015888 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015986$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-330 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-366 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.34%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20156,237.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20156,920.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012950.1chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20121,220.7chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201219.60%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.92%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015419.3chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015465.2chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20147.27%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201525.37%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015940€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,042$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012147€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012189$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014157€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014209$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201563€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201570$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/21/2016Ba1
S&P Rating [+]06/11/2014BBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/16/2016BBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201630chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016118ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201698º
Innovation Ranking [+]201694ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q45.8%
Unemployed [+]2015Q482 m.
NMW [+]2017340.7 $
NMW [+]2017325.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201575º
Markets
Euro / Guaranies [+]04/27/20176,062.7200
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20172.8%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017106ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201473.96chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Trade
Exports [+]20157,536.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20158,361.2 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201530.65%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20159,275.5 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201510,291.2 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201537.72%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,739.6 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,930.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.07%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201516chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20156,639,123chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015156,462chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015553.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.36%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015223.3chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.679chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201680ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201696ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201569º
Birth Rate [+]201421.37‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.54chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20145.65‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201472.92chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014578chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20148.8chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.80chart0.502014CO2 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