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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart1,251M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart1,385M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart7,029€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart7,780$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart1,046 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart1,158 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart82.93%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart5,876 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart6,452$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-49 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-54 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.90%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart402.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart445.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart63.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart70.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart16.53%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart11.47%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart31.90%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart2,260€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart2,502$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart356€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart395$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart213€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart283$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart602016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Labour
22.1%2016Q1Unemployment rate [+]
24 m.2016Q1Unemployed [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart86º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart153.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart170.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart12.27%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart496.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart550.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart39.71%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-343.3 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-380.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-27.44%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart2872016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart178,0152016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart12,7712015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart30.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart7.21%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart8.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart55,4142015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart31.27%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7352015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart14.93‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.872015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart7.26‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart75.182015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart392012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart21.62012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart3.012015CO2 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