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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,722M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201611,866M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,700€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,126$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20167,847chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20168,686chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201673.18%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,728€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,020$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-189chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-209chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.76%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,123.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,457.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013340.7chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013452.5chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201312.12%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.37%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016131.8chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016145.9chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.75%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201629.13%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,086€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,202$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013117€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013156$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014103€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014134$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201646€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201651$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/04/2017B1
S&P Rating [+]02/05/2016B+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201639chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201775ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201561.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201686º
Innovation Ranking [+]201692ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q114.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1193 m.
NMW [+]2017200.0 $
NMW [+]2017181.0 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201566º
Markets
Euro / Lek [+]12/15/2017133.3600
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/04/20161.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201865ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015166.70chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201623.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,771.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,962.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201616.52%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,169.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20164,669.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201638.88%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,399.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,707.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-22.37%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016100chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,876,101chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201557,616chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20161,051.2chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.00%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016185.0chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,122,910chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201538.91%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.764chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201757ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201662ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201553º
Birth Rate [+]201511.30‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.67chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.80‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201577.90chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20158.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.30‰
Number of homicides [+]201566chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20152.28chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.53chart0.532015CO2 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