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GDP Mill. € [+]201573,228M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201581,247M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,493€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,875$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201555,673 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201561,770 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201576.04%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,655 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,947$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-5,114 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-5,674 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-6.98%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201514,678.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201516,286.1chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012918.1chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20121,179.5chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20128.75%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.17%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20151,618.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,795.2chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201417.25%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201520.05%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015700€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015777$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201244€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201257$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201457€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201476$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201577€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201586$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/11/2016(P)B1
S&P Rating [+]09/14/2010B+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/09/2017B+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201668ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201590.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016
Innovation Ranking [+]201691ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q24.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4348 m.
NMW [+]200952.0 $
NMW [+]200937.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201560º
Markets
Euro / Sri Lankan rupees [+]04/19/2017162.9128
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/24/20174.46%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017110ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201451.88chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201511.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201615.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20159,436.7 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201510,470.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201512.89%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201517,169.9 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201519,050.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201523.45%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-7,733.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-8,580.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-10.56%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015320chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201520,966,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201538,706chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,999.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.18%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,227.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.757chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201697ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016100ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201546º
Birth Rate [+]201415.94‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.08chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20146.76‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201474.79chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2013598chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20132.9chart6.32012Rate 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