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GDP Mill. € [+]2016492,478M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016545,124M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,232€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,432$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q13,190€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q1139,882M.€
Debt [+]2016252,555 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016279,553 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201651.27%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,760 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,374$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-28,529 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-31,579 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.79%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016194,535.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016215,331.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201322,211.8chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201332,677.6chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201315.09%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201410,812.8
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201414,364.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.92%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,535.2chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,436.2chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20045.23%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.49%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,437€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,911$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013526€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013774$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014244€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014348$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015104€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015125$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/06/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]04/04/2017BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/04/2017BB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016106ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201547.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201647º
Innovation Ranking [+]201681ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20168.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q26.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4937 m.
NMW [+]2017508.5 $
NMW [+]2017480.0 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201548º
Markets
Euro / Argentinian pesos [+]07/20/201719.6899
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/20/201726.88%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 201724.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/19/201726.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017116ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017477,221
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201714.96
Motor vehicle production [+]2016472,776
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014311.21chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201652,160.6 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201657,736.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201610.59%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201650,238.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201655,609.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201610.20%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20161,922.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,127.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.39%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201616chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201643,847,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,086,302chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015483.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.81%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,616.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015940,273chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.17%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.836chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201755ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201633ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201531º
Birth Rate [+]201517.36‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.31chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.55‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.33chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,837chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.5chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.40chart0.532015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU