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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,193M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201611,283M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016354€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016391$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201611,746 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201613,001 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016115.20%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016407 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016451$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-607 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-672 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.95%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,129.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,464.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013781.7chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,038.2chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201319.03%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.81%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016105.1chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016116.4chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20123.75%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201630.70%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016109€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016120$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201330€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201339$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201424$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20164€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20164$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/02/2014Aa2
S&P Rating [+]01/18/2017SDNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/28/2017RDB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201627chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2014137ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201699º
Innovation Ranking [+]201684ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017137ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201514.28chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200617.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201532.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20163,030.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20163,354.9 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201629.73%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,783.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20165,295.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201646.93%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,753.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,940.4 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-17.20%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201636chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201628,829,476chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015222,928chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015195.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.80%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201556.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015713,867chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.55%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.418chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201778ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201621ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201538.81‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.30chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201511.24‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201555.37chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2011849chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20113.4chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.17chart0.532015CO2 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