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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart175,888M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart194,248M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart16,209€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart17,901$2016GDP per capita [+]
4,028€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
43,712M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart314,897 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart348,559 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart179.00%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart29,020 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart32,042$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart1,288 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart1,426 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.70%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart86,185.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart95,398.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart7,901.42005Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart9,843.22005Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart9.17%2005Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
8,745.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
9,702.82015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart9.98%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart4,582.52015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart5,084.82015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.83%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart49.00%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart7,943€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart8,792$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart718€2005Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart897$2005Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart805€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart894$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart423€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart468$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Caa310/14/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRB-01/22/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BCCC02/24/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart442016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart81º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart52.62015Fragile States Index [+]
92º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart40º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
23.5%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
23.6%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
1,124 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
720.8 $2017NMW [+]
683.8 €2017NMW [+]
20,074€2016Average Wage [+]
22,220$2016Average Wage [+]
40º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
6.43%04/26/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
60504/26/2017Risk Premium [+]
9.75%04/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.8%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.7%March 2017HICP [+]
8.8%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart61º2017Doing Business [+]
11.2%February 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
84,644March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
8.42March 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart594.542014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
24.00%06/01/2016Standard VAT [+]
55.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart25,435.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart28,617.2 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart14.46%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart44,012.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart48,417.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart25.02%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-18,577.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-19,800.1 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-10.56%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
4.7%January 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart822016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart10,851,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,242,5142015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart428.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart11.52%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart1,317.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8652014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart82º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart92º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
79º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart8.50‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.332015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart11.20‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.102015Life expectancy [+]
5.00‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.30‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart1072014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.02014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
21.4%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart6.402014CO2 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