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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart2,225,260M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart2,463,222M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart33,400€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart38,128$2016GDP per capita [+]
8,427€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
562,555M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart2,147,418 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart2,376,977 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart96.00%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart32,166 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart36,603$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-75,893 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-84,006 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.40%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart1,257,171.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart1,391,562.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart115,479.02012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart148,456.72012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart9.74%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
188,608.62015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
209,261.32015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.69%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart45,855.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart50,881.82015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.32%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart56.20%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart18,831€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart20,844$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,760€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart2,342$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,840€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,151$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart690€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart791$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa209/18/2015Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA11/08/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA03/03/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart692016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart22º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart33.72015Fragile States Index [+]
95º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart18º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
10.1%March 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
10.3%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
3,056 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
1,560.4 $2017NMW [+]
1,480.3 €2017NMW [+]
38,049€2016Average Wage [+]
42,117$2016Average Wage [+]
14º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.81%05/25/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
4305/25/2017Risk Premium [+]
9.77%05/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.2%April 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.4%April 2017HICP [+]
2.9%March 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart29º2017Doing Business [+]
2.2%March 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
2,028,857April 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
37.48April 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,082,0002016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart577.672014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2014Standard VAT [+]
55.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart452,820.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart501,262.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart20.35%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart517,475.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart573,021.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart23.25%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-64,654.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-71,759.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-2.91%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
3.3%March 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart1222015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart66,759,9502015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart7,784,4182015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart23,347.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart11.66%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart20,864.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart2,145,9752015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart3.21%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8882014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart46º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart17º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
16º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart12.00‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.962015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.90‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.402015Life expectancy [+]
3.70‰2012Crude marriage rate [+]
1.90‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart7922014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.22014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
13.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart5.002014CO2 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