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GDP Mill. € [+]201634,971M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201638,709M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,698€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,094$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201633,257chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201636,812chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201695.07%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,517€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,893$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,193chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,321chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.41%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201610,131.4chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201611,214.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]1999378.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]1999403.0chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]199914.18%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.68%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,600.9chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,772.1chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201516.29%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.96%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,071€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,186$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199980€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199985$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014210€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014279$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016169€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016187$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/14/2016B1
S&P Rating [+]10/20/2017B+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201648chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201765ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201576.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016106º
Innovation Ranking [+]201682ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q415.8%
Human Capital Ranking [+]201576º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/2017-3.10%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20173.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/19/20174.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018103ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015165.59chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201116.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201520.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20166,783.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20167,509.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.40%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201617,352.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201619,207.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201649.62%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-10,568.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-11,698.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-30.22%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016106chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20169,455,802chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,112,026chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20164,374.6chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201545.60%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20162,585.8chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015699,719chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201510.25%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.742chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201795ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016134ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201585º
Birth Rate [+]201527.04‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.45chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20153.83‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.19chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2013144chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20132.0chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.02chart0.532015CO2 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