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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart17,589M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart19,469M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart508€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart562$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart1,354 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart1,799 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart8.84%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart41 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart55$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-267 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-354 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.74%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart3,941.02014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart5,235.62014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart589.12015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart653.72015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart12.51%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.00%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart157.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart173.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.51%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart25.73%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart120€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart160$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart17€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart19$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart5€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart5$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart152016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart107.92015Fragile States Index [+]
69º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart183º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart46.622015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
0%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
20.0%2014Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart469.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart520.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart2.67%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart8,266.3 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart9,150.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart47.00%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-7,796.6 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-8,630.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-44.33%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart532016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart34,656,0322016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart382,3652015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart301.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart1.13%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart171.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart4,843,1172015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart14.36%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.4792015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart162º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
96º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart33.31‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.652015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.03‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart60.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,9482012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart6.62012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.272015CO2 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