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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart214,062M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart236,883M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart39,000€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart43,169$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,823€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
53,901M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart136,054 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart150,598 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart63.56%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart24,794 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart27,438$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-4,100 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-4,538 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.92%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart120,147.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart132,990.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart14,370.22012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart18,474.02012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.81%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
15,088.62015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
16,740.82015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.35%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart2,690.62015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart2,985.62015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.17%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart56.13%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart21,895€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart24,236$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,654€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart3,420$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,758€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,059$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart491€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart544$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa106/03/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA+10/10/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA+02/17/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart892016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart17.82015Fragile States Index [+]
25º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.7%February 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
8.0%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
212 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
43,816€2016Average Wage [+]
48,500$2016Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.38%04/21/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
1404/21/2017Risk Premium [+]
3.32%04/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.8%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
0.9%March 2017HICP [+]
4.5%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart13º2017Doing Business [+]
0.2%February 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
118,955March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
25.05February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
55,2802016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart686.092014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
24.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
58.9%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart52,222.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart59,444.6 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart24.40%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart54,662.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart60,089.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart25.54%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-2,439.6 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-644.8 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-1.14%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
-0.9%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart162015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart5,487,3082015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart315,8812015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart806.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart5.76%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart921.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8832014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart11º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
14º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.10‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.652015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.602015Life expectancy [+]
4.50‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.50‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart892014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
11.6%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart10.072014CO2 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