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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart10,120,246M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart11,232,108M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart7,319€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart8,123$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart4,154,7382015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart4,609,6822015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart41.07%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart3,022€2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart3,353$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-281,8952015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-312,7622015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-2.79%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart3,168,792.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart3,515,775.02015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart19,427.81999Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart20,706.21999Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart12.63%1999Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
240,659.12014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
21,210.42000Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.43%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart194,608.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart215,989.22016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart16.08%2008Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart31.32%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart2,305€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart2,558$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart15€1999Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart16$1999Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart176€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart17$2000Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart141€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart156$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A105/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+09/21/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA+07/13/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart402016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart27º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart76.42015Fragile States Index [+]
81º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart25º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.1%2014Q4Unemployment rate [+]
224.7 $2013NMW [+]
170.3 €2013NMW [+]
64º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
7.831010/19/2017Euro / Chinese yuan [+]
18.77%10/19/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.6%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
6.9%September 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
4.35%10/23/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart78º2017Doing Business [+]
6.0%August 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
28,118,7942016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart118.472015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.00%01/01/2014Standard VAT [+]
45.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,895,529.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart2,098,161.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart18.73%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart1,434,123.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart1,587,431.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart14.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart461,405.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart510,730.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart4.56%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
10.1%August 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart1452016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart1,382,710,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart978,0462015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart63,937.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.07%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,673.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart9,546,0652015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart0.69%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7382015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart116º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart99º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
52º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart12.10‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.622015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart7.10‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart76.122015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart10,0832014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart7.732015CO2 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