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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart65,222M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart71,673M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart6,474€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart7,114$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart22,6642016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart25,0872016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart34.99%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart2,250€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart2,490$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-1,8912016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-2,0942016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-2.92%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart11,427.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart12,649.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart1,748.72013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart2,322.52013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart20.65%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,413.92014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart17.36%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart416.82016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart458.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.23%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart17.64%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart1,134€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,256$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart179€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart237$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart146€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart193$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart41€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart45$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba307/20/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB-05/20/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB-11/18/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart312016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart104º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart71.22015Fragile States Index [+]
100º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart76º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
245 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
170.9 $2013NMW [+]
129.6 €2013NMW [+]
81º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
56.328210/16/2017Euro / Dominican pesos [+]
Prices
3.1%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
5.00%06/01/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart103º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart161.382015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
25.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart8,808.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart9,750.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart13.51%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart15,466.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart17,120.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart23.71%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-6,658.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-7,370.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-10.21%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart2072016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart10,075,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart415,5642015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart5,196.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart4.16%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart862.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,304,4932015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart13.07%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7222015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart99º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart97º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
62º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart20.51‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.452015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.09‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart73.682015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,8102014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart17.42014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart2.312015CO2 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