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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart181,867M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart201,309M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart1,962€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart2,172$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart77,1292014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart102,4662014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart55.13%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart850€2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart1,129$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-8,7992014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-11,6892014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-6.29%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart39,909.92014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart53,020.32014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart7,267.42013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart9,651.82013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart18.53%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.22%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart4,442.92016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart4,917.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart10.10%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart28.53%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart440€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart584$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart81€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart108$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart59€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart78$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart48€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart53$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB-05/18/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart332016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart55º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart72.42015Fragile States Index [+]
88º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart59º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
2.1%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
1,153 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
59º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
24.68%10/19/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Money Market
6.50%03/18/2014Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart82º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart23.662015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart159,711.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart176,784.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart87.82%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart157,404.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart174,231.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart86.55%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart2,306.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart2,553.4 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart1.27%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart2802016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart92,701,1002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart72,7932015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart13,000.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.08%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart107.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart2,558,6782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart2.79%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.6832015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart59º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart65º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
41º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart16.92‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.962015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart5.81‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart75.892015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart3,0372012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart3.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart2.202015CO2 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