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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart3,134,070M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart3,466,757M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart38,000€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart41,869$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,584€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
793,582M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart2,140,368 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart2,369,173 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart68.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart25,850 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart28,597$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart23,705 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart26,239 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.80%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart1,387,676.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart1,536,018.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart144,798.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart192,414.42014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart11.14%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
298,694.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
330,624.42016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart19.65%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart37,135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart41,076.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.19%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart44.30%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart16,759€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart18,551$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart1,788€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart2,376$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart3,635€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart4,023$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart450€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart496$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa02/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA08/17/1983S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA03/10/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart812016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart28.12015Fragile States Index [+]
105º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart10º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.8%June 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
4.1%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
1,762 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
1,579.0 $2017NMW [+]
1,498.0 €2017NMW [+]
47,809€2016Average Wage [+]
52,919$2016Average Wage [+]
22º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.41%08/22/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
6.52%08/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.7%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.5%July 2017HICP [+]
2.1%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart17º2017Doing Business [+]
2.1%June 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
3,404,794June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
45.48June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
6,062,5622016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart586.812014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2007Standard VAT [+]
47.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,209,623.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,339,646.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart38.60%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart953,097.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart1,054,891.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart30.41%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart256,526.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart284,755.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart8.19%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.5%June 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart2322016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart82,800,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart12,005,6902015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart15,362.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart14.61%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart22,967.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart4,045,4112015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart4.92%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9262015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart16º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart13º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart9.30‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.502015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart11.20‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart80.702015Life expectancy [+]
4.90‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.00‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart6822015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
16.7%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart9.642015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU