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Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart11,181,556M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,640M.€chart10,076,878M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart8,141$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart7,337€2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart4,324,924 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart4,798,503 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart42.92%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart3,494$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart3,149 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-270,822 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-300,477 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-2.69%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart3,503,627.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart3,157,843.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart20,800.91999Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.7chart19,516.71999Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.63%1999Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
21,210.42000Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
240,659.12014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.43%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart220,990.62015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201581.9chart199,157.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart16.08%2008Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart31.34%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart2,551$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart2,299€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart17$1999Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart16€1999Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart176€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart17$2000Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart161$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart145€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa303/02/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA-12/16/2010S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA+11/21/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201537chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart28º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart76.42015Fragile States Index [+]
81º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart25º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
64º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
229.4 $2014NMW [+]
4.1%2014Q4Unemployment rate [+]
167.7 €2014NMW [+]
Markets
7.366212/05/2016Euro / Chinese yuan [+]
-7.29%12/06/2016Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.1%October 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
1.2%October 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
4.35%10/23/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart78º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart104.132014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
6.1%October 2016IPI Year on Year [+]
24,503,3262015Motor vehicle production [+]
Taxes
17.00%01/01/2014Standard VAT [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart2,050,427.2 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart2,274,949.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart20.35%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart1,515,954.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart1,681,951.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.72%chart15.04%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart534,473.2 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart592,998.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart5.30%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
10.1%April 2016Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart7.20‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart1,373,490,0002015Population [+]
Density [+]201595chart1442015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7272014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart120º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart99º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
52º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart12.40‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.562014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart75.782014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart11,2862012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.82012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU