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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart1,137,391M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart1,258,978M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart47,508€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart52,587$2016GDP per capita [+]
13,248€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
317,182M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart467,483 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart517,457 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart41.09%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart19,526 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart21,608$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-30,852 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-34,150 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.71%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart424,895.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart470,316.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart58,678.02012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart76,591.62012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart13.18%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
68,555.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
19,122.11998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart17.31%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart23,541.32015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart23,987.32015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart7.23%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart37.35%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart17,748€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart19,645$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,560€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart3,342$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,883€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,028$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart983€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart1,002$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa08/17/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA02/16/2003S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA05/12/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart792016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart21º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart24.32015Fragile States Index [+]
57º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart19º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.6%June 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.5%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
799 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
2,104.7 $2016NMW [+]
1,933.8 €2016NMW [+]
55,173€2016Average Wage [+]
60,647$2015Average Wage [+]
13º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.461707/27/2017Euro / Australian dollars [+]
2.70%07/27/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
21707/27/2017Risk Premium [+]
2.10%07/27/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%June 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.3%March 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
2.00%05/06/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart15º2017Doing Business [+]
469,375June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
49.27June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
161,2942016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart713.492014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
49.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart171,895.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart190,270.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart15.11%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart177,206.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart196,150.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart15.58%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-5,311.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-5,879.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-0.47%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
4.3%May 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart32015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart23,941,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart6,763,6632015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,174.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart28.25%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart16,568.32015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart526,5792015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart2.20%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9352014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart12º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart46º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
17º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart12.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.832015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.452015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart2362015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart18.622015CO2 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