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GDP Mill. € [+]20164,916M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20165,442M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016264€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016292$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20162,691chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,979chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201660.21%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016144€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016160$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-318chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-352chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-7.10%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,378.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,525.8chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015323.8chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015359.3chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201521.55%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.77%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201629.9chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201633.1chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20163.37%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201630.84%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201674€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201682$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201518€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201520$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20162€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20162$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/06/2007B-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201631chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017132ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201586.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201698ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015110º
Business
Doing Business [+]2018110ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]20157.67chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201316.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201430.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016919.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,017.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.70%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,190.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,425.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201644.56%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,271.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,407.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-25.87%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016157chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,632,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015215,158chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201634.4chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.19%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201637.3chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015302,515chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.67%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.476chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201748ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201667ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201595º
Birth Rate [+]201537.05‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.65chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.50‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201562.54chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012279chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20121.78chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.10chart0.532015CO2 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