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GDP Mill. € [+]2015333,747M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015370,293M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201536,447€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201540,438$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201447,143 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201462,629 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201415.59%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20145,188 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20146,895$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201414,985 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201419,907 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20144.95%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201497,806.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014129,935.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.69%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201417,128.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201422,755.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]2014144.91%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201432.33%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201410,764€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201414,300$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014878€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,166$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20141,885€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20142,504$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/14/2016Aa2
S&P Rating [+]07/02/2007AANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/23/2017AAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201666chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201617ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201546.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201641ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201554º
Markets
Euro / UAE dirhams [+]04/27/20173.9960
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/27/2017-0.74%
Business
Doing Business [+]201726ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014215.71chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20160%
Trade
Exports [+]2015238,846.3 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015265,000.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201571.57%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015207,300.6 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015230,000.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201562.11%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201531,545.7 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201535,000.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20159.45%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015110chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20159,156,963chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20158,095,126chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201588.40%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201532,425.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.835chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201661ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016124ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201410.82‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.78chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20141.59‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201477.37chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201461chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201421.29chart0.502014CO2 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