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GDP Mill. € [+]201680,977M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201689,633M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20162,810€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,111$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201560,720chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201567,369chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201565.44%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,286€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,536$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,065chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,400chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.30%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201528,418.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201531,530.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20102,162.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20102,866.9chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20108.68%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]1995258.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.00%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,387.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,643.0chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201514.92%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201530.63%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,070€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,187$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201094€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2010125$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201479€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014104$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201683€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201692$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/20/2017B2
S&P Rating [+]08/11/2017B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/01/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201618chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015140ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201588.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201670º
Innovation Ranking [+]2015120ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 201729.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/22/201511.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018175ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201533.13chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201310.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201617.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201622,734.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201625,164.2 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201628.07%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201617,386.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201619,245.6 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201621.47%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20165,347.1 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20165,918.6 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20166.60%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201623chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201628,813,463chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015106,845chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201611.1chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.40%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201642.7chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015555,403chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.09%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.533chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017100ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016117ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201542.32‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.77chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.68‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201561.19chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,414chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20159.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.92chart0.532015CO2 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