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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart215,615M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart236,883M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart39,200€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart43,044$2016GDP per capita [+]
10,104€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
55,605M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart136,054 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart150,598 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart63.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart24,722 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart27,376$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-4,100 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-4,538 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.90%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart120,147.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart132,990.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart14,728.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart19,571.92014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart12.32%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
14,955.52016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
16,554.32016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.35%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart2,956.32016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart3,247.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.24%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart56.10%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart21,832€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart24,166$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart2,695€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart3,590$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,725€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,017$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart537€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart590$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa106/03/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA+10/10/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA+08/11/2017Fitch 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%June 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
9.3%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
248 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
43,816€2016Average Wage [+]
48,500$2016Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.41%08/18/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
108/18/2017Risk Premium [+]
5.22%08/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.5%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
0.6%July 2017HICP [+]
2.6%June 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart13º2017Doing Business [+]
1.3%June 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
117,911June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
24.94June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
55,2802016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart686.092014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
24.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
58.9%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart52,222.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart57,696.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart24.22%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart54,662.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart60,398.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart25.35%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-2,439.6 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-2,701.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-1.13%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
3.7%June 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart162016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart5,503,2972016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart315,8812015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart806.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart5.76%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart921.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart295,0772015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart5.38%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.8952015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart17º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
14º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart9.60‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.652015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart9.80‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart81.602015Life expectancy [+]
4.50‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.50‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart882015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.62015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
11.6%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart8.812015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU