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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart275,567M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart293,605M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart58,800€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart62,562$2016GDP per capita [+]
14,975€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
71,505M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart200,569 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart222,010 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart75.40%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart42,005 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart47,172$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-1,526 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-1,689 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-0.60%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart74,555.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart82,525.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart9,600.12013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart12,725.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart13.45%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
14,579.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
16,137.72016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart13.44%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart936.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart997.82016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart1.27%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart28.00%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart15,614€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart17,283$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart2,087€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart2,761$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart3,086€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,416$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart200€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart213$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A305/14/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+06/05/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA07/07/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart732016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart24º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart24.72015Fragile States Index [+]
39º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.4%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.7%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
146 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
1,647.8 $2017NMW [+]
1,563.3 €2017NMW [+]
35,592€2016Average Wage [+]
39,397$2016Average Wage [+]
12º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.74%08/23/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
3408/23/2017Risk Premium [+]
2.18%08/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-0.2%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
-0.2%July 2017HICP [+]
1.3%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart18º2017Doing Business [+]
-8.1%June 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
136,500June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
34.53June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart488.232014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
23.00%01/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
52.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart116,404.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart128,084.7 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart42.24%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart69,526.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart75,385.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart25.23%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart46,878.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart52,699.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart17.01%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
9.4%November 2015Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart4,774,8332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart746,2602015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart601.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart15.79%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,025.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart882,0222015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart18.67%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9232015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart10º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
15º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart13.50‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.922015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.40‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart81.502015Life expectancy [+]
4.80‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
0.60‰2013Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart302015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.62015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
16.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart7.812015CO2 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