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GDP Mill. € [+]2016268,357M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016296,967M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201647,861€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201652,961$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2016302,955 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016335,341 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016112.03%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201654,032 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201659,331$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20168,894 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20169,844 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20136,641.2chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20138,820.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201319.96%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20144,764.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20146,329.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.15%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20169,002.0chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,961.7chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.15%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201618.82%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,075€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201610,045$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,230€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,634$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014871€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,158$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,605€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,777$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/08/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]03/06/1995AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/20/2016AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201684chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201534.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q13.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q170 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201524º
Markets
Euro / Singapore dollars [+]08/22/20171.6032
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/22/201713.30%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014151.19chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20087.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201622.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016297,924.5 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016329,772.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]2016111.02%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016255,600.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016282,924.5 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201695.25%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201642,323.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201646,848.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201615.77%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20167,798chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,607,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,543,638chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201545.96%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20156,220.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015313,884chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.67%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.925chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201721ºchart79º2017Global 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 [+]201514chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.3chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.66chart0.532015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU