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GDP Mill.$ [+]2016386,973M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016349,601M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201644,530$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,230€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q410,190€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q488,554M.€
Debt [+]2015290,762 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015322,600 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201585.50%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201537,119$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201533,459 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,543 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,931 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.00%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015175,411.7chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015194,619.3chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201222,216.8chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201217,284.9chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201210.71%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]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.$) [+]20152,518.8chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,287.5chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20141.59%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201551.60%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201522,396$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201520,185€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,637$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,049€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,439$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,099€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015292$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015265€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/24/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]01/13/2012AA+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017AA+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201675chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201623ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201526.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201620ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3279 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201511º
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20165.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q36.1%
Average Wage [+]201548,245$
Average Wage [+]201543,484€
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/27/20170.45%
Risk Premium [+]02/27/201726
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/27/20174.72%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20172.0%
HICP [+]January 20172.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20160.5%
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 [+]January 2017331,937
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]January 201743.42
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20163.5%
Motor vehicle production [+]2015125,500
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201550.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016137,377.2 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015152,335.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201639.30%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016141,550.4 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015155,235.4 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201640.49%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,173.5 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-2,900.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.19%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20162.1%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,814.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,738.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.60‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201513.9%
Density [+]2015104chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20158,690,076chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
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 [+]20151.49chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.60chart59.512014Life 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