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GDP Mill. € [+]2016137,744M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016152,469M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201653,601€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201659,331$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201551,821 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201557,495 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201534.93%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201520,882 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201523,172$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20158,327 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20159,239 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20155.61%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201561,603.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201568,349.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20145,599.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20147,438.9chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201412.74%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.83%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20101,415.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20101,876.8chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20108.01%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201541.52%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201524,825€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201527,543$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,505€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,328$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,303€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,730$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2010865€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20101,146$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/04/2017Aa3
S&P Rating [+]06/07/2017AA-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/28/2017AA-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201661chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201614ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201546.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201650ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q10.2%
Unemployed [+]2015Q13 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201556º
Markets
Euro / Riyals [+]09/21/20174.3334
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/21/2017-19.89%
Business
Doing Business [+]201783ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015411.04chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20150%
Trade
Exports [+]201652,027.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201657,589.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201637.77%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201628,747.3 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201631,820.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201620.87%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201623,280.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201625,769.2 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201616.90%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016221chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,569,804chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,687,640chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015437.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201568.01%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201510,721.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201525,681chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.03%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.856chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201730ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016119ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201511.81‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.01chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20151.49‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.76chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015181chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20158.1chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201539.74chart0.532015CO2 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