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GDP Mill. € [+]2016268,287M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016296,967M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201647,849€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201652,961$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2016302,955 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016335,341 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016112.03%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201654,032 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201659,331$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20168,894 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20169,844 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20163.29%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201650,884.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201656,324.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20136,568.2chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20138,788.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201319.93%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20144,764.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20146,329.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.15%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20158,486.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20159,548.0chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.20%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201618.82%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,075€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201610,045$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,217€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,628$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014866€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,158$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20151,533€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20151,725$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/08/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]03/06/1995AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/20/2016AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201684chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201534.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q42.7%
Unemployed [+]2016Q462 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201524º
Markets
Euro / Singapore dollars [+]05/22/20171.5581
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/22/201711.55%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014151.19chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20087.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201622.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016297,924.5 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016329,772.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]2016111.05%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016255,600.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016282,924.5 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201695.27%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201642,323.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201646,848.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201615.78%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20167,798chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,607,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,543,638chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201545.96%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20156,220.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015313,884chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.67%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.912chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201620ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201655ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]20159.70‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.24chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.80‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.60chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201414chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.3chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20148.66chart0.502014CO2 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