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GDP Mill. € [+]201619,085M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201621,125M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201613,961€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201615,459$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20167,644chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20168,461chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201639.39%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,592€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,189$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,463chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,726chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-12.69%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20167,096.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20167,854.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2003313.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2003354.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200313.34%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.17%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016214.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016237.6chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20122.18%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201636.57%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,191€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,746$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2003244€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2003276$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014462€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014614$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016157€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016174$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/25/2017Ba1
S&P Rating [+]04/21/2017BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201635chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201783ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201558.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201649º
Innovation Ranking [+]201580ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q33.0%
Unemployed [+]2016Q319 m.
NMW [+]2013337.6 $
NMW [+]2013256.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201567º
Markets
Euro / Trinidad and Tobago dollars [+]11/17/20177.9446
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20171.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/25/20174.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018102ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015291.91chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201612.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201525.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20167,227.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20168,000.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201637.87%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20167,950.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20168,800.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201641.66%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-722.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-800.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-3.79%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016266chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20161,367,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201549,883chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015126.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.67%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201522.7chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015363,332chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201526.72%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.780chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201797ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201644ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201513.96‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.77chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.49‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201570.59chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015420chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201530.9chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201525.94chart0.532015CO2 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