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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart367,646M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart407,109M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart5,339€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart5,912$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart152,1732015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart168,8362015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart42.69%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart2,211€2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart2,453$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart4742015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart5262015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart0.13%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart79,314.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart87,999.82015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart13,073.12013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart17,363.12013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart18.86%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
15,801.12014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
20,991.82014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart23.25%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart5,313.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart5,883.82016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart7.62%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart22.25%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart1,152€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,278$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart191€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart254$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart250€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart332$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart77€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart85$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa107/18/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB+08/26/2004S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB+06/14/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart352016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart32º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart79.12015Fragile States Index [+]
71º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart52º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
0.3%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
98 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
255.0 $2013NMW [+]
193.3 €2013NMW [+]
57º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
38.965010/23/2017Euro / Thai Bahts [+]
9.70%10/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Money Market
1.50%04/29/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart46º2017Doing Business [+]
1,944,4172016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart225.032015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
7.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart194,531.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart215,326.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart52.91%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart175,867.3 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart194,667.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart47.84%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart18,663.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart20,659.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart5.08%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart1342016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart68,863,5142016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart3,913,2582015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart5,217.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart5.68%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart4,478.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart854,3272015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart1.24%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7402015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart120º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart71º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
34º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart10.58‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.502015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart7.75‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart75.072015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart2,3872015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart3.52015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart4.112015CO2 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