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GDP Mill. € [+]2016492,478M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016545,124M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,343€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,556$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q43,076€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4133,552M.€
Debt [+]2016252,555 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016279,553 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201651.27%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,817 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,437$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-28,529 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-31,579 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201324,604.8chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]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.€) [+]20154,912.6chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,450.6chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20045.23%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.49%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,481€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,960$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013583€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013774$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014262€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014348$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015113€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015126$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/06/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]04/04/2017BNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/13/2016BB05/05/2011Fitch 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 [+]2016Q31,067 m.
NMW [+]2017508.5 $
NMW [+]2017480.0 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201548º
Markets
Euro / Argentinian pesos [+]04/27/201716.8465
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/26/201724.29%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 2017
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/19/201724.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017116ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 2017458,284
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]March 201714.37
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 [+]201551,151.2 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201556,752.2 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20158.99%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201553,886.4 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201559,786.9 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]20159.47%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-2,735.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,034.7 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-0.48%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201516chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201543,416,755chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,086,302chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015483.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.81%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,616.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.836chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201667ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201633ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201531º
Birth Rate [+]201417.54‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.32chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20147.57‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201476.16chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20143,269chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20147.6chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.80chart0.502014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU