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GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,291M.$chart16,718M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,472M.€chart15,130M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart50,277$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart45,700€2015GDP per capita [+]
12,867€2016Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
4,279M.€2016Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart10,183 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart11,299 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart67.59%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013225$chart33,983$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart30,624 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-126 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-140 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-0.80%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart6,489.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart7,200.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014465.5chart1,031.92011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014350.3chart741.82011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart15.42%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,191.02015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.73%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart17.52012Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201581.9chart13.62012Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart0.36%2012Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart42.90%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart21,654$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart19,516€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart3,229$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,322€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,619$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart54$2012Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart42€2012Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A309/01/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA-01/13/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB+01/13/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart782016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart29º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart23.42015Fragile States Index [+]
96º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart13º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
20º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
2.8%December 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
2.6%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
56,427$2015Average Wage [+]
50,858€2015Average Wage [+]
Markets
114.800002/24/2017Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]
5.26%02/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
-0.6%January 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
5.00%12/14/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart20º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart783.862014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
18,527January 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
62.43January 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Taxes
24.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
44.4%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart3,960.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart4,745.3 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.51%chart27.75%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart4,486.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart5,294.6 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.52%chart27.12%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-526.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-549.3 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart0.62%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart190.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart126.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart6.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
9.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Density [+]201595chart32015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart332,5292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart37,5222015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8992014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart12.50‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart82.902014Life expectancy [+]
4.60‰2011Crude marriage rate [+]
1.60‰2011Crude divorce rate [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.32013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart12013Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart11.552014CO2 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