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GDP Mill. € [+]2016181,883M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016201,326M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,962€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20162,172$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201366,498 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201388,316 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201351.82%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013741 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013985$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-9,553 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-12,687 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-7.44%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201339,174.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201352,027.1chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20137,262.2chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20139,645.0chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201318.53%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.22%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,443.3chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,918.3chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201310.10%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201330.53%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013437€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013580$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201381€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013108$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201459€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201478$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201648€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201653$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/18/2017BB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201633chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201656ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201572.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201688º
Innovation Ranking [+]201659ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q12.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q11,153 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201559º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/201721.40%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20146.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201782ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.66chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016159,711.5 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016176,784.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201687.81%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016157,404.7 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016174,231.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201686.54%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,306.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,553.4 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20161.27%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016280chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201692,701,100chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201572,793chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201513,000.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.08%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015107.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,558,678chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.79%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.683chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201759ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201665ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201541º
Birth Rate [+]201516.94‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.96chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.85‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.78chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20123,037chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20123.3chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.20chart0.532015CO2 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