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GDP Mill. € [+]2015150,435M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015166,908M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201567,298€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201574,667$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201551,821 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201557,495 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201534.93%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201523,182 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201526,078$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20158,327 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20159,239 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20155.61%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201561,603.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201568,349.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20145,472.5chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20147,270.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.13%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.83%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20101,415.7chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20101,876.8chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20108.01%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201541.52%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201527,559€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201530,576$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,449€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,252$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,303€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,730$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2010865€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20101,146$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/14/2016Aa2
S&P Rating [+]07/05/2010AANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/02/2016AAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201661chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201614ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201546.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201650ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q10.2%
Unemployed [+]2015Q13 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201556º
Markets
Euro / Riyals [+]04/25/20173.9643
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/25/2017-2.68%
Business
Doing Business [+]201783ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014429.53chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20150%
Trade
Exports [+]201569,665.8 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201577,294.2 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201546.31%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201533,348.4 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201537,000.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201522.17%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201536,317.5 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201540,294.2 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201524.14%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015193chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20152,235,355chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,687,640chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015437.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201575.50%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201510,721.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.850chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201634ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016119ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201411.89‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.03chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20141.48‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201478.60chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012146chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20127.2chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201439.13chart0.502014CO2 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