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GDP Mill. € [+]2015339,896M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015374,261M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201543,414$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201539,400€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q310,071€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q387,626M.€
Debt [+]2015290,762 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015322,600 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201585.50%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201537,119$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201533,419 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,543 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,931 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.00%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015194,619.3chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015175,411.7chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201222,216.8chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201217,284.9chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201210.71%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201529,491.0
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201526,580.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.27%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,518.8chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,287.5chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20141.59%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201551.60%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201520,161€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201522,369$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,049€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,637$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,439$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,099€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015292$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015265€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/24/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]01/13/2012AA+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/05/2016AA+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201576chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201623ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201526.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201620ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3279 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201511º
Unemployment Rate [+]November 20165.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q36.1%
Average Wage [+]201543,484€
Average Wage [+]201548,245$
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]01/19/20170.58%
Risk Premium [+]01/19/201719
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/18/20171.56%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.4%
HICP [+]October 20161.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]November 2016-0.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201719ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014599.26chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2016329,604
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]November 201642.71
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20140.5%
Motor vehicle production [+]201657,950
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201550.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2015137,755.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015152,335.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201540.53%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015140,132.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015155,235.4 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201541.23%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-2,377.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-2,900.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-0.70%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 20162.0%
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20159.60‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201513.9%
Density [+]2015104chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20158,700,471chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,492,374chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.885chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201652ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201513º
Birth Rate [+]20159.80‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.47chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.70chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20134.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20122.00‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.5chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201440chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20148.19chart0.502014CO2 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