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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart4,145M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart4,588M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart14,542€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart16,097$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart4,515 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart4,997 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart107.89%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart15,841 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart17,366$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-287 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-318 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-6.87%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart1,874.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart2,074.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart215.42014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart286.12014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart14.16%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.92%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart44.79%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart6,577€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart7,280$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart772€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart1,025$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart557€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart740$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$
Caa303/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRCCC+03/03/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart612016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart55º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart49.32015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart37º2015Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
11.9%2015Q2Unemployment rate [+]
17 m.2015Q2Unemployed [+]
77º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart117º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart392.862015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.50%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
33.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart460.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart510.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart11.12%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart1,490.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart1,650.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart35.97%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,029.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,140.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-24.85%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart6632016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart284,9962016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart34,4752015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart108.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart12.31%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart19.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart98,4642015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart35.17%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7952015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart28º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart12.01‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart10.65‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart75.662015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart312015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart10.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart5.002015CO2 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