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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart1,381,538M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart1,529,224M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart38,133€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart42,210$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,911€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
359,077M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart1,275,862 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart1,412,252 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart92.33%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart35,217 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart38,971$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-26,883 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-29,757 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.95%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart563,307.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart623,524.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart67,748.32011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart94,305.72011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.19%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
100,522.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
38,068.71998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart18.77%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart13,567.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart15,052.52015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.60%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart40.76%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart15,549€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart17,211$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,975€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart2,749$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,804€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,262$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart379€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart420$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa11/02/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA07/29/2002S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA08/03/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart822016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart13º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart25.72015Fragile States Index [+]
48º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart15º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.7%March 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.4%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
1,376 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
1,377.7 $2016NMW [+]
1,261.4 €2016NMW [+]
34,789€2016Average Wage [+]
39,792$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.479004/25/2017Euro / Canadian dollars [+]
1.52%04/26/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
11404/26/2017Risk Premium [+]
3.39%04/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.6%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
3.8%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.50%07/15/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart22º2017Doing Business [+]
658,603February 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
54.89February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,370,2712016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart643.732014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
5.00%01/01/2008Standard VAT [+]
53.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart368,161.1 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart408,474.7 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart26.31%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart393,305.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart436,372.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart28.10%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-25,144.0 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-27,897.3 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-1.80%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
8.2%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart42016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart36,229,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart7,835,5022015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,325.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart21.87%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart23,675.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9132014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart35º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.90‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.612014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart7.40‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.962014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart5052013Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.42013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart15.902014CO2 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