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GDP Mill.$ [+]2015395,297M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015356,244M.€chart7,640M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,242€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,817$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2015152,190 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015168,855 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201543.11%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,507$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,239 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015894 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015992 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.25%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201578,898.3chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201587,537.6chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201215,230.5chart345.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201219,579.9chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201221.40%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201420,991.8
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201415,801.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.25%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,736.7chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20155,170.0chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20147.28%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201522.35%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,161€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,288$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012288$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012224€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014249€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014331$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201576€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201584$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/02/2014Baa1
S&P Rating [+]08/26/2004BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/22/2016BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201538chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201632ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201579.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201671º
Innovation Ranking [+]201652ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201557º
Unemployed [+]2016Q165 m.
NMW [+]2014237.6 $
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q10.2%
NMW [+]2014172.7 €
Markets
Euro / Thai Bahts [+]12/09/201637.6640
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/09/201618.50%
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/29/20151.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201746ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014227.29chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20151,915,420
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20067.00%
Trade
Exports [+]2015193,217.8 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015214,375.1 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201554.24%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015182,653.6 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015202,654.2 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201551.27%chart35.72%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201510,564.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201511,721.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20152.97%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20147.90‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Population [+]201567,959,359chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Density [+]2015132chart952015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.726chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016125ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201671ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201534º
Birth Rate [+]201410.79‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.51chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201474.42chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20142,649chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20143.9chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU