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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart1,624,918M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart1,798,622M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart7,884€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart8,727$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,177€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
448,586M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart1,272,911 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart1,408,985 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart78.32%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart6,176 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart6,835$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-145,863 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-161,456 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-8.97%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart676,752.92016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart749,097.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart113,427.82012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart145,732.02012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart15.57%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
67,784.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
18,616.22000Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart6.78%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart22,515.22015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart24,980.62015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.51%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart41.64%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart3,284€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart3,635$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart569€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart731$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart349€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart464$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart110€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart122$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba203/15/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB02/17/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB11/11/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart402016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart75º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart62.62015Fragile States Index [+]
21º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart69º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.2%February 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
10.9%2016Q1Unemployment rate [+]
12,281 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
225.4 $2016NMW [+]
204.1 €2016NMW [+]
78º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3.390304/24/2017Euro / Brazilian reals [+]
6.91%04/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
4.6%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
4.6%March 2017HICP [+]
7.3%August 2015PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
11.25%04/12/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart123º2017Doing Business [+]
1,665,323March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
9.90March 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,156,3562016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart205.862014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
27.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart172,270.8 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart191,134.4 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart10.61%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart161,152.2 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart178,798.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart9.93%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart11,118.5 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart12,336.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart0.68%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
-16.2%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart242016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart206,101,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart713,5682015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,896.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.35%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart1,628.32015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7552014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart105º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart79º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
56º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart14.73‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.792014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart6.12‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart74.402014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart50,6742014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart24.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart2.502014CO2 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