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GDP Mill. € [+]201617,663M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201619,551M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,065€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,178$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201511,005 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201512,210 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201557.48%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015684 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015758$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,824 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,024 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-9.53%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20155,417.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20156,010.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2008133.9chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2008197.0chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20085.65%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.31%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016270.6chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016299.5chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20118.52%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201528.30%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015336€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015373$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200810€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200815$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201436€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201448$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201616€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201618$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]07/01/2015BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/20/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201638chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201696ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201585.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016125ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201583º
Markets
Euro / Zambian kwacha [+]11/11/201610.6898
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/20/2017-2.73%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/03/201515.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201798ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201522.98chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200816.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20165,240.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20165,801.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201629.67%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20166,364.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20167,044.5 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201636.03%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,123.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,243.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201622chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201616,591,390chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015127,915chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201558.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.79%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201519.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015238,121chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.48%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.579chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201741ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2015116ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201590º
Birth Rate [+]201539.67‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.28chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.67‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.79chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,501chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201210.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.30chart0.532015CO2 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