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GDP Mill. € [+]2016421,974M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016467,083M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201637,400€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201641,294$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q49,469€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4107,108M.€
Debt [+]2015433,992 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015481,515 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015105.80%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201538,369 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201542,880$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-10,345 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-11,478 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201124,130.7chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201133,575.6chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201111.92%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201532,883.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201536,484.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.10%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,758.0chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,160.4chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20142.16%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201553.90%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201519,540€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201521,680$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,196€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20113,052$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,921€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,241$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015335€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015371$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aa3
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
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20177.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q47.2%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4364 m.
NMW [+]20171,614.8 $
NMW [+]20171,531.9 €
Average Wage [+]201546,693€
Average Wage [+]201551,806$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201510º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/23/20170.94%
Risk Premium [+]03/23/201752
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/23/20174.35%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20173.0%
HICP [+]February 20173.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 201713.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201742ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20169.8%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 2017549,130
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201755.63
Motor vehicle production [+]2016399,427
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014563.14chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201558.4%
Trade
Exports [+]2016357,502.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015398,158.3 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201684.72%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016331,455.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015375,267.4 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201678.55%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201626,046.8 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201522,890.9 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20166.17%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]January 20170%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015370chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201511,311,117chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,387,940chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20159,933.9chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201512.27%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,654.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
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 [+]20151.70chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.80‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.10chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20123.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20122.30‰
Number of homicides [+]2014202chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.8chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.9%
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