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GDP Mill. € [+]2016176,438M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016195,299M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,605€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20166,204$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201643,063chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201647,667chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201624.40%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,368€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,514$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,124chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,565chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.34%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201637,041.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201641,001.1chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20156,896.2chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,651.3chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.60%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.00%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,277.9chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,521.4chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20158.17%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201620.99%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,177€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,302$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015221€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015246$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014165€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014219$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201672€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201680$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/23/2017A3
S&P Rating [+]08/19/2013BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/19/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201635chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201772ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201643º
Innovation Ranking [+]201671ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q26.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2353 m.
NMW [+]2016249.4 $
NMW [+]2016229.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201561º
Markets
Euro / Soles [+]11/16/20173.8256
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/201725.38%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20163.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20151.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/10/20153.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201858ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]April 20143.6%
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201578.48chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201630.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201633,279.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201636,837.5 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.86%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201632,754.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201636,256.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201618.56%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016525.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016581.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.30%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201624chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,481,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201590,881chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,725.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.29%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015265.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,409,676chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.53%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.740chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201771ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201680ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201548º
Birth Rate [+]201519.62‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.43chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.64‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.71chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,247chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20157.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.68chart0.532015CO2 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