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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart26,477M.€2013GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart35,164M.$2013GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart1,337€2013GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart1,775$2013GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart12,088 M.€2009Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart16,860 M.$2009Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart31.21%2009Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart573 €2009Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart798$2009Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-1,120 M.€2009Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-1,562 M.$2009Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.89%2009Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart10,356.32009Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart14,444.92009Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart1,983.92009Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart2,767.12009Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart19.18%2009Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart4.80%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart1,787.02010Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart2,369.02010Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart22.95%2009Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart26.74%2009Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart491€2009Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart685$2009Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart94€2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart131$2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart20€2013Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart27$2013Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart84€2010Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart111$2010Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart132016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart98º2012Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart107.92015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart134º2013Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.8%2010Q4Unemployment rate [+]
485 m.2010Q4Unemployed [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart173º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart368.292015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
0%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
22.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,626.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,800.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart5.69%2013Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart4,065.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart4,500.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart15.36%2013Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-2,439.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-2,700.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-9.67%2013Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart1002016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart18,430,4532016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart875,1892015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,622.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart4.67%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart185.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart5,011,5092015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart26.75%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.5362015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart163º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart142º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart22.51‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.902015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.72‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart70.092015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart4632010Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart2.22010Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart2.482015CO2 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