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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart11,953M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart13,231M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart1,944€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart2,151$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart3,358 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart3,726 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart29.36%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart552 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart613$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-159 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-176 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.39%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart2,907.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart3,226.32015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart295.82010Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart392.12010Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart22.75%2010Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart23.95%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart65.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart72.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.87%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart25.42%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart478€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart530$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart52€2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart68$2010Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart75€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart100$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart11€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart12$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B207/20/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BB+08/23/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart262016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart108º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart79.02015Fragile States Index [+]
18º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart116º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
145.0 $2013NMW [+]
109.9 €2013NMW [+]
90º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
3.5%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart127º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart78.922015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
30.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart4,320.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart4,781.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart36.14%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart6,477.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart7,170.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart54.19%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-2,157.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-2,388.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-18.05%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart472016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart6,149,9282016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart40,2622015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,197.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.66%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart122.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart638,9582015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart10.51%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.6452015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart74º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart10º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
57º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart19.93‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.232015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart4.75‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart75.102015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart6752012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart11.52012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.812015CO2 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