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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart2,904M.€2014GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart3,858M.$2014GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart569€2014GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart756$2014GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart1,6402008Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart2,4122008Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart174.92%2008Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart388€2008Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart570$2008Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-1982008Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-2912008Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-21.13%2008Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart395.12008Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart581.12008Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart20.52006Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart25.82006Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart5.17%2006Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart3.60%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart160.52003Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart181.52003Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart42.13%2008Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart93€2008Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart137$2008Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart4€2006Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart5$2006Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart9€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart12$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart38€2003Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart43$2003Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart182016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart96.92015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart189º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart311.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart344.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart16.68%2014Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart953.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart1,055.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart29.29%2014Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-641.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-710.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-12.61%2014Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart432014Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart5,100,0002014Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart15,9412015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.31%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart11.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart499,9162015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart9.80%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.4202015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart136º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart32.83‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart4.212015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart7.07‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart64.622015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart3902015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart7.52015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.122015CO2 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