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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q24,638€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016584,008M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016646,438M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201618,094€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201620,029$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2149,700M.€
Debt [+]201676,304chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201684,461chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201613.06%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,364€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,617$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-100,275chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-110,994chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-17.17%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016225,438.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016249,537.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200818,150.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200826,695.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200819.26%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.21%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201657,523.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201663,672.8chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.59%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,985€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20167,731$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2008704€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20081,035$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014646€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014858$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,782€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,973$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/14/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]02/17/2016A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/02/2017A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201646chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201730ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201649ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q25.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q2699 m.
NMW [+]2013800.0 $
NMW [+]2013606.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201585º
Markets
Euro / Saudi riyals [+]12/13/20174.4010
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/14/2017-1.87%
Business
Doing Business [+]201892ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015212.79chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]20120%
Trade
Exports [+]2016158,025.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016174,918.9 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.06%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016125,928.4 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016139,390.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201621.56%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201632,097.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201635,528.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.50%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201615chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201632,275,687chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201510,185,945chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016307.5chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201532.84%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201644,017.7chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015270,029chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.87%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.847chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017133ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016141ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201519.92‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.58chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20153.54‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.57chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015472chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.50chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201516.03chart0.532015CO2 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