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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart63,718M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart70,529M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart1,315€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart1,455$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart30,058 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart33,349 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart52.42%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart636 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart706$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-4,683 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-5,195 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-8.17%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart15,742.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart17,466.62015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart3,024.32015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart3,355.52015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart16.47%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.80%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart842.82016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart932.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart6.07%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart27.46%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart333€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart370$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart64€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart71$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart35€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart47$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart17€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart19$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB+11/19/2010S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB+07/11/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart262016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart99º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart97.42015Fragile States Index [+]
16º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart80º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
158.4 $2012NMW [+]
122.4 €2012NMW [+]
101º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
113.776909/23/2016Euro / Kenyan shilling [+]
Prices
7.5%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
10.00%09/20/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart92º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart29.252015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
16.00%01/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
30.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart5,149.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart5,700.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart8.08%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart12,749.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart14,112.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart20.01%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-7,600.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-8,412.8 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-11.93%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart842016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart48,461,5672016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,084,3572015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,561.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart2.30%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart318.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart455,8892015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart0.97%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.5552015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart125º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart63º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart34.08‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.262015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.03‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart62.132015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart2,6482015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart5.82015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.332015CO2 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