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GDP Mill.$ [+]2015454,288M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015410,351M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201540,529$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201536,600€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q39,362€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q3105,889M.€
Debt [+]2015433,992 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015481,515 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015105.80%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201542,880$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201538,369 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-10,345 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-11,478 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.50%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015221,018.5chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015245,220.0chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201133,575.6chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201124,130.7chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201111.92%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201536,484.0
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201532,883.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.10%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,160.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,758.0chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20142.16%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201553.90%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201521,680$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201519,540€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20113,052$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,196€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,241$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,921€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015371$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015335€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/07/2014Aa3
S&P Rating [+]11/25/2011AANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/23/2016AA-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201677chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201619ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201530.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016101º
Innovation Ranking [+]201623ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3392 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201510º
NMW [+]20171,614.8 $
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20167.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q37.9%
NMW [+]20171,531.9 €
Average Wage [+]201551,806$
Average Wage [+]201546,693€
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/20/20170.85%
Risk Premium [+]02/20/201753
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/17/20170.11%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20172.7%
HICP [+]December 20162.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20168.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201742ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014563.14chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 2017546,895
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201654.62
IPI Year on Year [+]November 20160.5%
Motor vehicle production [+]2015409,340
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201558.4%
Trade
Exports [+]2016355,089.6 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015398,158.3 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201587.62%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016327,636.6 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015375,267.4 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201582.55%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201627,452.8 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201522,890.9 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20155.07%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20161.5%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20159,933.9chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,654.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.80‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.9%
Density [+]2015370chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201511,311,117chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,387,940chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.890chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201618ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201624ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201524º
Birth Rate [+]201510.80‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.74chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.40chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20123.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20122.30‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.8chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014202chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20148.70chart0.502014CO2 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