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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart88,357M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart97,802M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart5,346€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart5,917$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart31,9842016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart35,3942016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart36.19%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart1,935€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart2,141$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-7,4342016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-8,2262016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-8.41%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart34,827.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart38,540.02016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart4,481.32015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart4,972.02015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart12.79%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.23%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart1,955.72016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart2,164.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.96%1994Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart39.41%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart2,107€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart2,332$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart275€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart305$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart217€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart288$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart118€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart131$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B311/23/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB-06/29/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB08/24/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart312016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart97º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart75.92015Fragile States Index [+]
74º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart100º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.7%2017Q3Unemployment rate [+]
298 m.2017Q3Unemployed [+]
318.0 $2013NMW [+]
241.0 €2013NMW [+]
Prices
0.6%October 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
7.79%11/01/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart118º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart139.282015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart15,175.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart16,797.7 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart17.18%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart14,747.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart16,324.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart16.69%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart427.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart473.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart0.48%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart642016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart16,529,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart387,5132015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,387.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart2.38%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart743.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,101,9232015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart6.77%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7392015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart66º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart40º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
44º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart20.48‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart2.512015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart5.13‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart76.082015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,3092014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart8.22014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart2.592015CO2 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