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GDP Mill. € [+]2016366,286M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016405,442M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,969€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20162,180$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201664,509chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201671,405chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201617.61%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016347€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016384$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-17,335chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-19,188chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.73%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201636,609.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201640,523.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]1975851.1chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.17%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,584.1chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,753.5chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20139.33%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]20169.99%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016197€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016218$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]197513$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201422€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201430$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]09/16/2016BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/31/2017B+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201628chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017125ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]2015102.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201652º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016114ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q47.2%
Unemployed [+]2016Q45,821 m.
NMW [+]2013115.9 $
NMW [+]201387.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015120º
Markets
Euro / Nairas [+]10/20/2017360.5652
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 201716.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/01/201614.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017169ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201520.70chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20065.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201524.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201629,632.3 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201632,800.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20168.09%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201635,233.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201639,000.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]20169.62%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,601.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-6,200.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.53%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016201chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016185,989,640chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,199,115chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201520,459.2chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.66%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015936.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,093,644chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.60%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.527chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017149ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016118ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201586º
Birth Rate [+]201539.37‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.59chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201512.77‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201552.98chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201517,843chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20159.8chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.48chart0.532015CO2 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