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Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,291M.$chart240,233M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,472M.€chart217,007M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart13,385$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart12,091€2015GDP per capita [+]
3,007€2016Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
53,978M.€2016Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart37,973 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart42,131 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart17.54%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013225$chart2,348$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart2,116 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-4,561 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-5,060 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-2.11%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart56,698.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart62,907.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014465.5chart12,627.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014350.3chart9,507.72013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart19.07%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
11,278.12015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.88%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart4,603.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201581.9chart4,158.22015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart8.74%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart26.19%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart3,505$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart3,159€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart716$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart539€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart626$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart256$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart232€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa307/11/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA-12/26/2012S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA+12/13/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart662016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart35º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart41.52015Fragile States Index [+]
42º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart44º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
500 m.2015Q4Unemployed [+]
45º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
353.4 $2016NMW [+]
6.1%November 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
5.8%2015Q4Unemployment rate [+]
324.6 €2016NMW [+]
11,548$2015Average Wage [+]
10,408€2015Average Wage [+]
Markets
681.900002/21/2017Euro / Chilean pesos [+]
4.92%02/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.8%January 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
-5.5%March 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
3.25%01/20/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart57º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart240.702014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
-1.6%December 2016IPI Year on Year [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
40.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart57,108.8 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart63,362.2 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.51%chart26.32%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart56,817.2 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart63,038.7 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.52%chart26.18%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart291.6 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart323.5 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart0.13%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
3.6%December 2016Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart127.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart812.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart5.12‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Density [+]201595chart242015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart17,948,1412015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart469,4362015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8322014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart27º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart70º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
21º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart13.21‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.762014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.502014Life expectancy [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart3.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart6382014Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart4.402014CO2 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