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GDP Mill. € [+]2015234,420M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015260,089M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20157,524€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20158,348$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201080,863 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2010107,200 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201036.46%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20102,835 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20103,762$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2010-22,986 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2010-30,472 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2010-10.36%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201070,036.4chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201092,847.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200911,700.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200916,319.3chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200920.66%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.80%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,873.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,488.9chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20055.63%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201031.58%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20102,455€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20103,255$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009416€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009581$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201481€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014108$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201461€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201481$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/04/2016Caa3
S&P Rating [+]12/13/2013B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/29/2017CCCB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201617chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016132ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016120ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20167.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q17.5%
Unemployed [+]2016Q11,062 m.
NMW [+]2013693.1 $
NMW [+]2013525.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201591º
Markets
Euro / Venezuelan bolivar fuerte [+]08/18/201711.7107
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/21/2017517.96%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2015180.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/01/201721.30%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017187ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014143.14chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201012.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201534.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201622,251.3 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201624,630.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201514.32%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201612,241.4 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201613,550.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201512.69%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201610,009.9 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201611,080.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20151.63%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201635chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,568,179chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,404,448chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015104.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.51%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,570.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015606,344chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.95%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.767chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017143ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201674ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201576º
Birth Rate [+]201519.27‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.34chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.57‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.41chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201517,778chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201557.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.74chart0.532015CO2 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