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GDP Mill. € [+]2016367,646M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016407,109M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,339€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,912$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2015152,173chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015168,836chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.69%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,211€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,453$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015474chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015526chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.13%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201579,314.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201587,999.8chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201313,073.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201317,363.1chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201318.86%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201415,801.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201420,991.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.25%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20165,313.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,883.8chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.62%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201522.25%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,152€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,278$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013191€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013254$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014250€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014332$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201677€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201685$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/18/2017Baa1
S&P Rating [+]08/26/2004BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/14/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201635chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201732ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201579.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201671º
Innovation Ranking [+]201652ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q30.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q398 m.
NMW [+]2013255.0 $
NMW [+]2013193.3 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201557º
Markets
Euro / Thai Bahts [+]11/17/201738.7230
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/201710.79%
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/29/20151.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201826ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,944,417
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015225.03chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20067.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016194,531.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016215,326.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201652.91%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016175,867.3 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016194,667.5 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201647.84%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201618,663.9 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201620,659.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.08%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016134chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201668,863,514chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,913,258chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,217.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.68%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,478.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015854,327chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.24%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.740chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017120ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201671ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201534º
Birth Rate [+]201510.58‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.50chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.75‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.07chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,387chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20153.5chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.11chart0.532015CO2 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