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GDP Mill. € [+]201519,146M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201521,243M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20151,181€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20151,310$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201511,005 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201512,210 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201557.48%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015679 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015753$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,824 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,024 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-9.53%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20155,417.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20156,010.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2008133.9chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2008197.0chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20085.65%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.31%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015335.7chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015372.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20118.52%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201528.30%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015334€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015371$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200810€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200815$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201436€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201448$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201521€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201523$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]07/01/2015BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/20/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201638chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201696ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201585.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016125ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201583º
Markets
Euro / Zambian kwacha [+]11/11/201610.6898
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/20/2017-2.73%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/03/201515.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201798ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.90chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200816.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20156,274.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20156,961.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201532.77%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20157,617.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20158,451.3 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201539.78%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,343.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,490.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.02%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201522chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201516,211,767chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015127,915chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201558.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.79%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201519.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.586chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201640ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2015116ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201590º
Birth Rate [+]201539.67‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.28chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.67‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.79chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,501chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201210.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.20chart0.502014CO2 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