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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart4,916M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart5,442M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart272€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart301$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart2,776 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart3,072 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart62.08%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart153 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart187$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-349 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-386 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-7.80%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart1,476.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart1,634.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart323.82015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart359.32015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart21.55%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart16.77%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart29.92016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart33.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.37%2016Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart33.02%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart82€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart90$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart18€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart20$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart2€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart2$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB-03/06/2007Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart312016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart135º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart86.92015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart98º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
110º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart133º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart7.672015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
16.50%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
30.0%2014Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart919.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,017.4 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart18.70%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart2,190.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart2,425.1 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart44.56%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,271.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,407.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-25.87%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart1532016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart18,091,5752016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart215,1582015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart38.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart1.19%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart44.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart302,5152015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart1.67%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.4762015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart48º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart67º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
95º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart38.54‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart7.47‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart63.802015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart2792012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.82012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.102015CO2 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