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GDP Mill. € [+]201660,977M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201667,495M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,677€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,070$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201614,931chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201616,527chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201624.48%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016900€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016997$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-661chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-732chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.08%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20167,362.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20168,149.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20151,698.9chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,884.9chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201524.09%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201417.83%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016240.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016266.3chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20133.62%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201612.07%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016444€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016491$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015105€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015116$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201465€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201486$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201615€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201616$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/30/2016Ba1
S&P Rating [+]10/18/2017BB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/19/2017BBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201628chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201784ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201580.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201641º
Innovation Ranking [+]201697ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q13.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1223 m.
NMW [+]2013302.7 $
NMW [+]2013229.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201586º
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20174.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/06/20173.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201897ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015114.60chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200612.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20167.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20169,454.6 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201610,465.3 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.51%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201615,355.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201616,997.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.18%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,901.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-6,532.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.68%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016152chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201616,582,469chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201576,352chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20167,468.6chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.47%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016168.8chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,017,517chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.26%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.640chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017117ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016105ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201559º
Birth Rate [+]201525.63‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.03chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.86‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201573.04chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20144,998chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201431.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.89chart0.532015CO2 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