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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart24,679M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart27,318M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart895€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart990$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart14,6672013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart19,4792013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart48.20%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart573€2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart762$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-2,0992013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-2,7872013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-6.90%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart9,371.42013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart12,446.22013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart941.82008Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart1,385.22008Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart12.49%2008Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart3.93%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart1,290.82014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart1,714.82014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart23.90%1999Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart30.80%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart366€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart487$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart41€2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart60$2008Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart49€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart65$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart142016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart137º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart108.12015Fragile States Index [+]
27º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart128º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
13.1%2014Q4Unemployment rate [+]
604 m.2014Q4Unemployed [+]
124º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart179º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart37.152015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
5.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
15.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart903.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,000.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart3.66%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart6,116.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart6,770.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart24.78%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-5,212.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-5,770.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-21.12%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart522016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart27,584,2132016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart344,1312015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart3,350.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart1.28%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart53.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,012,8892015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart3.76%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.4822015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart159º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart144º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart31.89‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart4.042015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.83‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart64.032015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,7032013Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart6.72013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.142015CO2 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