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GDP Mill. € [+]2016367,647M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016406,949M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,341€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,912$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2015152,178 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015168,842 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.69%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,211 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,476$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015474 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015526 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.13%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201579,308.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201587,992.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201215,250.0chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201219,593.1chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201221.40%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201415,801.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201420,991.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.25%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20155,223.3chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,795.3chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.62%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201522.25%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,152€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,278$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012224€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012288$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014250€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014332$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201576€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201584$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 [+]201635chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201632ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201579.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201671º
Innovation Ranking [+]201652ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q30.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q398 m.
NMW [+]2013255.0 $
NMW [+]2013193.3 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201557º
Markets
Euro / Thai Bahts [+]04/28/201737.7850
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/28/20171.52%
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/29/20151.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201746ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,944,417
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014227.29chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20067.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2015193,217.8 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015214,375.1 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201553.70%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015182,653.6 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015202,654.2 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201550.76%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201510,564.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201511,721.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20152.94%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015134chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201568,838,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,913,258chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,217.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.68%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,478.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
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 [+]
Crude death rate [+]20147.90‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death 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 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.00chart0.502014CO2 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