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GDP Mill. € [+]201326,477M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201335,164M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20131,337€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20131,775$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]200912,088chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]200916,860chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]200931.21%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2009573€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2009799$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2009-1,120chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2009-1,562chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2009-2.89%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]200910,356.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]200914,444.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20091,983.9chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20092,767.1chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200919.18%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20144.80%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20101,787.0chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20102,369.0chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200922.95%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]200926.74%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009491€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009685$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200994€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009131$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201320€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201327$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201084€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2010111$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201613chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201298ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]2015107.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2013134ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2010Q48.8%
Unemployed [+]2010Q4485 m.
Business
Doing Business [+]2018174ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015368.29chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201522.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,626.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,800.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20135.69%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,065.4 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20164,500.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201315.36%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,439.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,700.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2013-9.67%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016100chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,430,453chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015875,189chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20161,622.5chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.67%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016399.1chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20155,011,509chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201526.75%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.536chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017163ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016142ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201522.16‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.97chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.59‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201570.25chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2010463chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20102.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.48chart0.532015CO2 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