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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,088,566M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,258,978M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201645,118€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201652,181$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q113,146€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q1317,182M.€
Debt [+]2016467,483 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016517,457 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201641.09%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201619,376 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201621,442$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-30,852 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-34,150 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.71%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016424,895.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016470,316.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201457,395.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201475,732.7chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201413.90%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201674,855.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199819,122.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201417.31%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201621,785.6chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201625,196.1chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.37%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201637.35%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,611€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201619,493$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,430€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,206$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,103€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,028$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016903€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,044$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/17/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]02/16/2003AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/12/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201679chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201621ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201524.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201657º
Innovation Ranking [+]201619ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20175.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2712 m.
NMW [+]20162,104.7 $
NMW [+]20161,933.8 €
Average Wage [+]201655,173€
Average Wage [+]201560,647$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201513º
Markets
Euro / Australian dollars [+]08/18/20171.4830
10-Year Bond Yield [+]08/19/20172.62%
Risk Premium [+]08/18/2017222
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/18/20171.44%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20171.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 20171.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/06/20152.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201715ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]July 2017467,134
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]July 201748.95
Motor vehicle production [+]2016161,294
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014713.49chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201649.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016171,895.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016190,270.8 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.79%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016177,206.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016196,150.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.28%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,311.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,879.2 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-0.49%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]June 20174.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20163chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201624,127,159chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20156,763,663chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,174.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201528.25%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201516,568.3chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015526,579chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.20%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.939chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201712ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201646ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201517º
Birth Rate [+]201512.70‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.83chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.60‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.45chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015236chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.0chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201518.62chart0.532015CO2 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