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GDP Mill. € [+]201664,687M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201671,673M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20166,421€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,114$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201622,664chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201625,087chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201634.99%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,250€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,490$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,891chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,094chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.92%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201611,427.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201612,649.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20131,746.0chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20132,322.5chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201320.65%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20141,413.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201417.36%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016413.4chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016458.1chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.23%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201617.64%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,134€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,256$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013178€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013237$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014145€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014193$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201641€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201645$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/20/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]05/20/2015BB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/16/2017BB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201631chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017104ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016100º
Innovation Ranking [+]201676ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q45.2%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4245 m.
NMW [+]2013170.9 $
NMW [+]2013129.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201581º
Markets
Euro / Dominican pesos [+]11/21/201756.1423
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20173.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/01/20155.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201899ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015161.38chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201318.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201625.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20168,808.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20169,750.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201613.62%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201615,466.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201617,120.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.91%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-6,658.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-7,370.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.29%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016207chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,075,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015415,564chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,196.2chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.16%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015862.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,304,493chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201513.07%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.722chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201799ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201697ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201562º
Birth Rate [+]201520.51‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.45chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.08‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201573.70chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,810chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201417.4chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.31chart0.532015CO2 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