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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart14,716M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart16,289M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart911€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart1,009$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart5,910 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart7,854 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart55.32%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart384 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart568$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-164 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-218 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.54%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart3,001.12014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart3,988.02014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart1,004.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart1,334.72014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart30.01%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
253.72014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
337.02014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart8.49%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart323.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart358.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart10.99%1997Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart28.09%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart195€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart259$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart65€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart87$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart19€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart25$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart20€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart22$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart222016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart125º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart100.02015Fragile States Index [+]
80º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart133º2015Innovation Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart161º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart59.582015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2009Standard VAT [+]
51.5%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart2,558.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart2,832.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart17.39%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart3,342.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart3,700.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart22.71%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-783.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-867.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-5.33%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart412016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart16,150,3622016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart398,8662015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart2.53%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart67.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart856,3452015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart5.43%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.5162015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart127º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart56º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart34.52‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart3.862015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart9.09‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart59.162015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart9812012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart6.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart0.882015CO2 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