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GDP Mill. € [+]201624,679M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201627,318M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016895€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016990$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201314,667 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201319,479 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201348.20%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013573 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013762$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-2,099 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-2,787 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-6.90%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20139,371.4chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201312,446.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2008941.8chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20081,385.2chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200812.49%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20143.93%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,290.8chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20141,714.8chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]199923.90%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201330.80%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013366€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013487$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200841€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200860$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201449€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201465$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201614chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015142ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]2015108.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201627º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016128ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2014Q413.1%
Unemployed [+]2014Q4604 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015124º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017179ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201436.20chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20065.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201515.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016903.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,000.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20163.66%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20166,116.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20166,770.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.78%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,212.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,770.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-21.12%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201652chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201627,584,213chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015344,131chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20153,350.5chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.28%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201553.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,012,889chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.76%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.482chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017159ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016144ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201531.89‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.04chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.83‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201564.03chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20131,703chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20136.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.14chart0.532015CO2 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