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GDP Mill. € [+]201624,790M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201627,441M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,686€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,080$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20155,898 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20156,544 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201523.99%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015888 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015986$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-330 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-366 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.34%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20156,237.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20156,920.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012948.6chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20121,218.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201219.63%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.92%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016310.1chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016343.2chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.60%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201525.37%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015940€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,042$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012147€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012189$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014157€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014209$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 [+]06/21/2016Ba1
S&P Rating [+]06/11/2014BBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/16/2016BBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201630chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016118ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201698º
Innovation Ranking [+]201694ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q47.4%
Unemployed [+]2016Q488 m.
NMW [+]2017340.7 $
NMW [+]2017325.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201575º
Markets
Euro / Guaranies [+]09/19/20176,782.2100
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]July 20174.0%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017106ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201598.34chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Trade
Exports [+]20167,673.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20168,493.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201630.95%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20168,810.7 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20169,752.6 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201635.54%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,137.3 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,258.9 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-4.59%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201617chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20166,725,308chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015156,462chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015553.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.36%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015223.3chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015845,373chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201512.73%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.693chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201768ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201696ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201569º
Birth Rate [+]201521.17‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.51chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.69‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201573.03chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015617chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20159.3chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.84chart0.532015CO2 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