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GDP Mill. € [+]201630,542M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201633,806M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20162,805€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,105$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201613,368chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201614,797chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201643.44%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,228€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,359$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,038chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,256chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.62%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201612,240.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201613,549.1chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,822.7chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,421.5chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201416.84%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.75%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016511.6chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016566.3chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20077.73%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.78%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,124€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,244$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014173€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014229$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014108€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014144$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201647€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201652$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/01/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]11/13/2017SDNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/07/2017BB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201633chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016117ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016109ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2011Q25.5%
NMW [+]2014209.9 $
NMW [+]2014152.2 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201573º
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20173.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/16/20173.13%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018152ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201571.80chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200613.00%
Trade
Exports [+]20166,295.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20166,968.9 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201620.61%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20167,565.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20168,373.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.77%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,269.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,405.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-4.16%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201610chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,887,882chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015142,989chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,198.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.33%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015225.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015799,605chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.46%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.674chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201786ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201623ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201555º
Birth Rate [+]201523.55‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.92chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.35‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201568.75chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,270chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201212.4chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.69chart0.532015CO2 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