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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart20,916M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart23,130M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart15,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart17,633$2016GDP per capita [+]
4,093€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
5,370M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart1,984 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart2,197 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart9.50%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart1,513 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart1,675$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart57 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart63 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.30%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart8,450.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart9,353.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart859.62012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart1,105.02012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.06%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
973.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,080.52015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart13.54%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart412.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart457.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart108.70%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart40.40%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart6,441€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart7,129$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart647€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart834$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart742€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart823$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart313€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart348$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A107/24/2015Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA-08/09/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA+11/18/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart702016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart30º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart43.82015Fragile States Index [+]
38º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart24º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.8%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.6%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
45 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
495.4 $2017NMW [+]
470.0 €2017NMW [+]
13,640€2016Average Wage [+]
15,098$2016Average Wage [+]
16º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3.67%04/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
3.0%March 2017HICP [+]
2.8%March 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart12º2017Doing Business [+]
9.0%February 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
22,870March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
21.14February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart570.092014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%07/01/2009Standard VAT [+]
56.3%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart11,896.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart12,905.6 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart56.88%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart13,499.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart14,510.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart64.54%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-1,602.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-1,604.4 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-7.66%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.5%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart292016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart1,312,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart202,3482015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart445.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart15.38%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart176.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8612014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart36º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart22º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
23º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.60‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.582015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart11.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart78.002015Life expectancy [+]
5.20‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.60‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart412014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart3.12014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
21.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart15.142014CO2 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