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GDP Mill. € [+]201614,968M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201616,568M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,265€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,298$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20156,651chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20157,379chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201545.63%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,892€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,099$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-35chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-39chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-0.24%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20156,360.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,056.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.11%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016148.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016164.6chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.71%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201543.64%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,809€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,007$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014248€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014326$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201642€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201643$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/26/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]11/30/2011BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201639chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017103ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201577.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201628º
Innovation Ranking [+]201687ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q1535 m.
Markets
Euro / Convertible mark [+]06/02/20161.9558
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/22/2017-10.14%
Business
Doing Business [+]201886ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20174.8%
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015259.09chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200617.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201510.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20164,815.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20165,326.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201632.17%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20168,263.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20169,129.6 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201655.20%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-3,448.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-3,802.9 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-23.04%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201669chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20163,509,728chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201534,803chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,771.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.99%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201551.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,650,772chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201546.95%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.750chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201784ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201683ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]20168.30‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.35chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201610.10‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.64chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20124.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20120.60‰
Number of homicides [+]201557chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.5chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20156.47chart0.532015CO2 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