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GDP Mill. € [+]2016300,252M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016332,349M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,329€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,685$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2016291,034chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016322,145chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201696.90%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,227€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,571$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-32,673chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-36,165chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-10.88%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201696,357.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016106,658.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20084,364.8chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20086,419.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200810.51%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.59%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20165,006.0chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,541.2chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20135.00%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201632.08%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,068€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,182$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200858€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200885$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201457€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201476$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201656€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201661$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/18/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]11/15/2013B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/22/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201634chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017100ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201590.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016107ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q312.8%
Unemployed [+]2015Q33,596 m.
NMW [+]2013110.2 $
NMW [+]201383.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201584º
Markets
Euro / Egyptian pounds [+]11/22/201720.7606
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/201712.95%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 201610.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/06/201718.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018128ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]201636,230
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201564.42chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201613.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201522.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201623,008.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201625,468.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20167.66%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201650,401.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201655,789.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.79%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-27,392.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-30,321.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.12%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201690chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201690,200,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015491,643chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201518,325.4chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.55%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015384.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20153,268,970chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.67%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.691chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017139ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016132ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201527.20‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.31chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.96‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201571.30chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20112,703chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20113.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.48chart0.532015CO2 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