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GDP Mill. € [+]2016181,883M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016201,326M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,983€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20162,195$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201366,498 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201388,316 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201351.82%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013741 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013985$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-9,553 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-12,687 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-7.44%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201339,174.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201352,027.1chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20127,627.9chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20129,800.3chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201221.44%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.22%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,070.9chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,516.6chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201310.10%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201330.53%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013437€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013580$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201286€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012110$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201459€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201478$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201544€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201549$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/22/2016BB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201633chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201656ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201572.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201688º
Innovation Ranking [+]201659ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q22.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q31,163 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201559º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/21/20177.15%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20146.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201782ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.70chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2015146,107.8 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015162,106.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201584.74%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015149,709.8 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015166,103.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201586.83%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,602.1 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,996.5 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-2.09%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015277chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201591,703,800chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201572,793chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201513,000.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.08%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015107.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.666chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201659ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201665ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201541º
Birth Rate [+]201417.16‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.96chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20145.82‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201475.63chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20123,037chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20123.3chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20142.10chart0.502014CO2 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