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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart174,412M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart185,156M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart16,500€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart17,570$2015GDP per capita [+]
4,157€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
43,876M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart64,946 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart71,888 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart37.20%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart6,154 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart7,081$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart1,019 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart1,128 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.60%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart69,577.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart77,015.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart6,883.12012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart8,841.92012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart9.74%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
10,457.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
3,344.41998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.91%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart1,603.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart1,778.12015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.88%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart39.90%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart6,593€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart7,297$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart657€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart842$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart992€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart325$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart152€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart169$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A110/14/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA-08/24/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA+04/07/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart552016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart31º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart37.42015Fragile States Index [+]
77º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart27º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.4%February 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
3.6%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
192 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
422.0 $2017NMW [+]
407.1 €2017NMW [+]
12,210€2016Average Wage [+]
12,931$2015Average Wage [+]
25º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
26.793004/24/2017Euro / Czech Koruna [+]
7.69%04/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.6%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.6%March 2017HICP [+]
3.1%March 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.05%11/02/2012Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart27º2017Doing Business [+]
6.7%February 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
268,154March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
27.99February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
1,349,8962016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart535.752014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
21.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
31.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart147,149.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart158,163.6 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart84.37%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart128,708.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart140,479.2 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart73.80%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart18,441.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart17,684.3 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart10.57%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
0.6%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart1342015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart10,553,8432015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart405,0932015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,693.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart3.84%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,013.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8702014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart77º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
22º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.50‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.572015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart10.50‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart78.702015Life expectancy [+]
4.60‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.50‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart692014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
9.7%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart10.402014CO2 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