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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart1,916M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart2,121M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart2,402€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart2,659$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart2,1132016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart2,3392016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart110.24%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart2,648€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart2,932$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-402016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-442016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-2.09%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart605.52016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart670.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart134.52015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart149.22015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart25.52%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart8.03%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart31.59%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart759€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart840$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart173€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart192$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart47€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart62$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart652016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart82º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart78.72015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart96º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
87º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart75º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart424.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart470.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart22.16%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart930.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart1,030.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart48.56%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-505.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-560.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-26.40%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart212016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart797,7652016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart51,1062015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart19.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart6.56%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart189.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart44,1902015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart5.67%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.6072015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart13º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart121º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart18.46‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart2.092015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart6.04‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart69.812015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart212014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart2.82014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart2.062015CO2 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