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GDP Mill. € [+]201642,946M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201647,537M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,150€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,914$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201563,373chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201570,312chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015142.18%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201510,830€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201512,016$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,367chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,736chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-7.56%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201511,995.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201513,309.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013890.8chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,183.1chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20138.58%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.72%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,018.4chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,239.4chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201519.59%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201526.91%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,050€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,274$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013169€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013224$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014187€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014248$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015345€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015383$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/25/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/01/2017B-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201628chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017105ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201588.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201670ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
NMW [+]2011330.3 $
NMW [+]2011249.3 €
Markets
Euro / Lebanese pounds [+]12/19/20161,578.9500
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20175.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/31/200910.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017126ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015116.72chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201310.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201520.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20163,550.6 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20163,930.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20168.27%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201617,124.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201618,954.5 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201639.87%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-13,573.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-15,024.4 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-31.61%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016575chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20166,006,668chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,997,776chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20157,480.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201534.14%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,114.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015798,140chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201513.64%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.763chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017148ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016135ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201515.38‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.72chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.59‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201579.50chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015231chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20154.0chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.69chart0.532015CO2 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