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GDP Mill. € [+]2016251,977M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016278,913M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,302€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,441$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2016170,306chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016188,512chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201667.57%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016880€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016974$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-11,119chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-12,308chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.41%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201650,198.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201655,564.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20156,454.2chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,160.9chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201513.19%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20144.73%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20168,977.8chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,937.5chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.30%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201619.92%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016259€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016287$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201538$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20149€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201412$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201646€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201651$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/11/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]10/31/2016BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/06/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201632chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017115ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]2015102.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201690º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016119ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q23.9%
Unemployed [+]2015Q22,310 m.
NMW [+]2013102.7 $
NMW [+]201377.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015113º
Markets
Euro / Pakistani Rupees [+]10/13/2017124.4931
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/16/2017-14.67%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20173.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/23/20165.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017144ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.96chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201317.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201320.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201618,461.5 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201620,435.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20167.33%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201642,601.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201647,155.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.91%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-24,139.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-26,720.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.58%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016243chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016193,560,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,628,956chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201519,306.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.91%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015411.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20155,935,193chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.13%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.550chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017152ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016143ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201592º
Birth Rate [+]201528.85‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.55chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.34‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201566.38chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201213,846chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20127.8chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.93chart0.532015CO2 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