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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart710M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart786M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart3,639€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart4,028$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart374 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart414 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart52.61%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart1,916 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart2,119$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-3 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-3 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-0.38%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart240.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart266.02016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart23.32008Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart34.32008Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart16.06%2008Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.08%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart33.83%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart1,232€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,363$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart127€2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart187$2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart206€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart274$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart522014Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122º
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart68.22015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121º
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart89º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
27.0%2014Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart50.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart56.2 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart7.15%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart316.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart350.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart44.59%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-265.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-294.3 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-37.44%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart692016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart195,1252016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart4,9292015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart154.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart2.55%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart11.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart113,1392015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart58.62%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7042015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127º
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart25.10‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.032015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.33‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart73.762015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart62013Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart3.22013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.772015CO2 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