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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart421,974M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart467,083M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart37,400€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart41,294$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,469€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
107,108M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart446,824 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart494,589 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart105.90%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart39,503 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart43,731$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-11,053 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-12,234 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.60%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart225,116.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart249,181.02016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart24,130.72011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart33,575.62011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart11.92%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
32,883.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
36,484.02015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.10%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart3,758.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart4,170.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.16%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart53.30%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart19,902€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart22,030$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,196€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart3,052$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,921€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,241$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart335€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart371$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa303/03/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA11/25/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA-12/23/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart772016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart19º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart30.42015Fragile States Index [+]
101º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart23º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.0%February 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
364 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
1,614.8 $2017NMW [+]
1,531.9 €2017NMW [+]
46,570€2016Average Wage [+]
51,548$2016Average Wage [+]
10º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.84%04/26/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
4604/26/2017Risk Premium [+]
7.89%04/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.3%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.5%March 2017HICP [+]
14.8%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart42º2017Doing Business [+]
4.1%February 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
553,773March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
56.19March 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
399,4272016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart563.142014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
21.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
59.4%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart357,502.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart398,158.3 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart84.72%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart331,455.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart375,267.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart78.55%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart26,046.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart22,890.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart6.17%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
-2.8%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart3702015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart11,311,1172015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,387,9402015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart9,933.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart12.27%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart5,654.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8902014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart18º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart24º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
24º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.80‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.702015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.80‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.102015Life expectancy [+]
3.60‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.30‰2012Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart2022014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.82014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.9%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart8.702014CO2 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