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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart12,673M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart14,027M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart4,398€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart4,868$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart14,600 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart16,161 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart115.16%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart5,067 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart5,606$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-117 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-130 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-0.93%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart3,657.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart4,048.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart699.92015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart776.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart20.05%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart8.08%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart104.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart115.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.76%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart28.85%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart1,269€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,405$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart249€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart276$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart105€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart139$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart36€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart40$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B311/21/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB06/03/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB02/03/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart392016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart86º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart64.62015Fragile States Index [+]
51º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart89º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
12.7%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
173 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
74º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart67º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart67.522015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
16.50%01/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
25.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,048.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,160.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart8.27%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart4,246.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart4,700.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart33.51%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-3,198.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-3,540.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-25.24%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart2622016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart2,881,3552016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart23,1672015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,360.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.82%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart43.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,067,4552015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart37.93%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7302015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart92º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart42º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart17.23‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.032015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.91‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart75.802015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,2072015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart43.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart3.292015CO2 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