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GDP Mill. € [+]2016120,749M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016133,657M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20166,785€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,510$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201625,480 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201628,204 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201621.08%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,432 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,583$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-5,286 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-5,851 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.37%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201627,047.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201629,938.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,632.6chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,139.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201511.89%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.90%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016995.9chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,102.4chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.17%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.38%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,520€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,682$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015262€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015291$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014227€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014301$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201656€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201662$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/26/2017Baa3
S&P Rating [+]02/17/2016BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/21/2017BBBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201629chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201642ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201568.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016104º
Innovation Ranking [+]201675ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q14.9%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1439 m.
NMW [+]2013124.2 $
NMW [+]201394.2 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201537º
Markets
Euro / Tenges [+]09/21/2017405.1867
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/201749.02%
Business
Doing Business [+]201735ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015248.68chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200912.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201610.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201633,224.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201636,775.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.51%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201622,743.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201625,174.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201618.84%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201610,480.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201611,600.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.68%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20167chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201617,797,032chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,546,778chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015183.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201520.06%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,514.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20154,075,738chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201523.05%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.794chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201772ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201651ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201522.66‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.73chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.48‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201572.00chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015853chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20154.8chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201515.20chart0.532015CO2 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