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GDP Mill. € [+]2016577,845M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016639,617M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201618,631€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201620,622$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201671,436 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201679,073 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201612.36%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,303 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,549$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-97,692 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-108,136 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-16.90%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016224,927.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016248,972.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200818,157.6chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200826,706.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200819.26%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.21%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201579,281.3chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201587,962.6chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.92%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20167,252€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,027$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2008704€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20081,036$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014646€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014858$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20152,556€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20152,836$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/14/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]02/17/2016A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/22/2017A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201646chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201625ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201649ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q25.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q2699 m.
NMW [+]2013800.0 $
NMW [+]2013606.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201585º
Markets
Euro / Saudi riyals [+]05/22/20174.2161
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/24/2017-4.29%
Business
Doing Business [+]201794ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014202.79chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20120%
Trade
Exports [+]2016158,025.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016174,918.9 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.35%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016125,928.4 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016139,390.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201621.79%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201632,097.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201635,528.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.55%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201514chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201531,016,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201510,185,945chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015293.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201532.84%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201546,962.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015270,029chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.87%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.837chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016129ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016141ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201519.69‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.71chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20153.42‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.49chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,829chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.2chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201416.80chart0.502014CO2 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