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GDP Mill. € [+]2016349,493M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016386,752M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,000€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201644,498$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q110,315€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q189,646M.€
Debt [+]2016295,719 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016327,332 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201684.60%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201634,026 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201637,646$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-5,430 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-6,010 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.60%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016178,507.4chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016197,589.8chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201217,284.9chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201222,221.0chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201210.71%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201526,580.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201529,491.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.27%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,287.5chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,538.3chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.44%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201651.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201620,539€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201622,735$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,049€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,637$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,099€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,439$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015265€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015294$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/24/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]01/13/2012AA+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017AA+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201675chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201623ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201526.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201620ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20175.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q45.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4252 m.
Average Wage [+]201644,409€
Average Wage [+]201649,156$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201511º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]05/25/20170.66%
Risk Premium [+]05/25/201728
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/24/201722.37%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 20172.1%
HICP [+]April 20172.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20172.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201719ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]March 20173.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 2017338,741
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 201744.30
Motor vehicle production [+]2016108,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014599.26chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201655.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016137,515.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016152,381.2 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201639.35%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016142,437.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016157,093.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201640.76%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,922.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,712.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.41%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]March 20172.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016104chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,691,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,492,374chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,814.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201517.17%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,738.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015575,828chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.63%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.885chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201652ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201513º
Birth Rate [+]20159.80‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.49chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.60‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.30chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20134.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.90‰
Number of homicides [+]201440chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.5chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201614.1%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20148.19chart0.502014CO2 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