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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart349,493M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart386,854M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart40,000€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart44,517$2016GDP per capita [+]
10,192€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
88,568M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart290,762 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart322,600 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart85.50%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart33,459 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart37,119$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-3,543 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-3,931 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-1.00%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart175,411.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart194,619.32015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart17,284.92012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart22,216.82012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart10.71%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
26,580.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
29,491.02015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart16.27%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201583.7chart2,287.52015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart2,518.82015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart1.59%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart51.60%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart20,185€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart22,396$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,049€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart2,637$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart3,099€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart3,439$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart265€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart292$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa106/24/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA+01/13/2012S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA+02/03/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart752016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart23º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart26.02015Fragile States Index [+]
111º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart20º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.7%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.6%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
252 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
43,484€2015Average Wage [+]
48,245$2015Average Wage [+]
11º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.61%03/29/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
2003/29/2017Risk Premium [+]
8.33%03/29/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%February 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.4%February 2017HICP [+]
2.0%January 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart19º2017Doing Business [+]
-0.1%January 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
334,753February 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
43.74February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
108,0002016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart599.262014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2016Standard VAT [+]
50.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart137,515.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart152,335.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart39.35%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart142,437.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart155,235.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart40.76%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-4,922.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-2,900.3 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart-1.41%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.1%January 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart1042015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart8,690,0762015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,492,3742015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,814.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart17.17%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart3,738.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8852014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart52º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
13º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart9.80‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.492015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.302015Life expectancy [+]
4.30‰2013Crude marriage rate [+]
2.00‰2012Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart402014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.52014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.1%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart8.192014CO2 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