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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart266,436M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart294,132M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart4,766€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart5,261$2016GDP per capita [+]
1,408€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
78,735M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart134,138 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart148,477 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart50.47%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart2,399 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart2,655$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-9,384 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-10,387 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.53%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart87,611.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart96,977.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart15,919.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart21,198.12014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart19.13%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
11,184.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
4,938.41998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.23%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart2,858.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart3,155.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.07%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart32.96%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart1,567€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,735$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart294€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart391$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart207€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart113$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart51€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart56$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa306/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB+04/03/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB+06/01/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart49º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart67.02015Fragile States Index [+]
20º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart54º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
26.7%March 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
27.6%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
6,201 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
291.6 $2013NMW [+]
221.4 €2013NMW [+]
92º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
15.888909/21/2017Euro / South African rands [+]
12.86%09/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-16.3%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
7.00%03/18/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart74º2017Doing Business [+]
599,0042016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart174.512015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
14.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
41.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart67,839.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart75,091.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart25.53%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart82,735.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart91,580.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart31.14%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-14,896.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-16,489.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-5.61%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart462016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart55,909,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart3,142,5112015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart825.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart5.71%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,453.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart841,1202015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart1.53%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.6662015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart123º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart15º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
78º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart20.42‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.342015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart12.41‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart57.442015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart18,6732015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart34.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart7.662015CO2 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