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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart1,319M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart1,460M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart13,064€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart14,461$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart1,1382016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart1,2592016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart86.22%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart11,268€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart12,472$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-22016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-22016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-0.14%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart320.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart354.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart22.42009Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart31.32009Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart6.92%2009Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart18.08%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart24.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart3,169€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart3,508$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart267€2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart373$2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart369€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart490$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart57.82015Fragile States Index [+]
14º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart107º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Taxes
25.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart56.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart62.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart4.25%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart409.3 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart453.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart31.03%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-353.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-391.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-26.78%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart2292016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart100,9632016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart28,0832015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016207.1chart21.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart28.10%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016734.2chart33.72016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart65,4892015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart65.54%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7862015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart16.37‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart2.062015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart5.79‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart76.082015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart102012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.01chart11.232012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart4.382015CO2 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