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GDP Mill. € [+]2014383,865M.€chart7,640M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2014509,964M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201416,615$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201412,506€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201080,863 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2010107,200 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201036.46%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20103,762$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20102,835 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2010-22,985 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2010-30,471 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2010-10.36%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201092,847.3chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201070,036.4chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200916,313.2chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200911,695.7chart345.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200920.66%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.80%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20145,576.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20144,197.6chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20055.63%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201031.58%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20103,255$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20102,455€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009580$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009416€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014193€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014256$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2014182$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2014137€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/04/2016Caa3
S&P Rating [+]12/13/2013B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/22/2016CCCB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201517chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016132ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016120ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201591º
Unemployed [+]2016Q11,062 m.
NMW [+]2014473.1 $
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20167.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q17.5%
NMW [+]2014343.2 €
Markets
Euro / Venezuelan bolivar fuerte [+]11/30/201610.6084
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/02/2016163.80%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2015180.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/01/201622.37%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017187ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014143.35chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201012.00%
Trade
Exports [+]201533,078.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201536,700.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201414.65%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201529,743.1 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201533,000.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]20148.47%chart35.72%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20153,334.8 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20153,700.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20146.19%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20145.53‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Population [+]201531,108,083chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Density [+]201534chart952015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.762chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016143ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201674ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201576º
Birth Rate [+]201419.56‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.37chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201474.24chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201419,030chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201462.0chart6.32012Rate 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