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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart1,987M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart2,200M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart902€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart998$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart979 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart1,084 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart47.79%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart444 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart477$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-158 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-175 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-7.74%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart1,020.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart1,129.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart148.52008Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart218.42008Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart24.70%2008Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart13.08%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart36.82016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart40.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.72%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart49.82%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart463€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart513$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart74€2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart109$2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart73€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart97$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart17€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart18$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB+04/21/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart392016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart113º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart79.92015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart118º2015Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
107º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart100º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart822.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart910.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart41.39%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart1,650.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart1,827.1 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart83.06%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-828.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-916.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-41.67%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart732016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart2,203,8212016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart6,5722015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart365.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.30%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart1.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart363,7632015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart16.73%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.4972015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart90º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart57º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart28.46‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart3.142015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart14.69‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart49.962015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart7642010Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart38.02010Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.152015CO2 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