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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart9,545M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart10,565M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart3,196€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart3,538$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart5,1072016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart5,6522016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart53.49%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart1,710€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart1,893$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-5372016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-5942016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-5.62%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart2,577.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart2,853.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart267.62015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart296.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart10.66%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart7.04%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart390.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart432.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart16.90%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart27.00%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart863€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart956$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart89€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart99$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart56€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart75$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart131€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart145$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B103/18/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB+06/30/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart332016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart73º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart69.72015Fragile States Index [+]
37º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart60º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
19.0%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
228 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
163.1 $2014NMW [+]
118.2 €2014NMW [+]
43º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
568.990012/15/2017Euro / Dram [+]
Prices
1.2%October 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
6.00%02/14/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart47º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
36.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,610.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,782.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart16.88%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart2,974.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart3,292.6 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart31.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,363.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,509.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-14.29%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart1002016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart2,986,1512016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart191,1992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016207.1chart1,382.32016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart6.38%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016734.2chart209.42016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart937,2992015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart31.26%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7432015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart112º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart102º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
43º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart13.60‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.622015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart9.40‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart75.102015Life expectancy [+]
6.00‰2011Crude marriage rate [+]
1.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart742015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.01chart2.452015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.542015CO2 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