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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart5,320M.€2014GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart7,068M.$2014GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart141,114€2014GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart187,470$2014GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart54.42014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart72.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart5.01%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
204.32014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
271.52014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart18.82%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart1,442€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart1,916$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart5,420€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart7,201$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart18,7752016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart37,5502016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart21,0422015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart55.08%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart173.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart28,6262015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart74.94%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart7.80‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart7.90‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72
5.20‰2004Crude marriage rate [+]
2.50‰2004Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart02008Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart02008Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU