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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,472M.€chart255,815M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,291M.$chart283,716M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart61,206$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart55,100€2015GDP per capita [+]
13,982€2016Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
66,044M.€2016Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart201,134 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart223,158 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart78.60%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013225$chart48,108$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart42,581 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-4,786 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-5,310 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-1.90%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart83,567.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart75,319.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014465.5chart13,198.12012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014350.3chart10,271.92012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart13.83%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
15,473.92015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
13,946.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart13.44%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart994.72015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201581.9chart896.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart1.32%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart29.40%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart15,945€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart17,691$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,238€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart2,878$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,343$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart3,013€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart215$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart193€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A305/14/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+06/05/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA01/13/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201537chart752015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart24º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart24.72015Fragile States Index [+]
39º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
178 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
12º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
1,683.5 $2016NMW [+]
7.2%December 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
8.0%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
1,546.4 €2016NMW [+]
34,847€2015Average Wage [+]
38,663$2015Average Wage [+]
Markets
0.93%01/18/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
6001/18/2017Risk Premium [+]
0.82%01/17/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0%November 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
-0.4%October 2016HICP [+]
0.5%November 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart18º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart488.232014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
146,759December 2016Passengers vehicles Year [+]
37.48November 2016Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
32.4%October 2014IPI Year on Year [+]
Taxes
23.00%01/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
51.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart110,479.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart120,439.1 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.51%chart43.19%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart66,530.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart71,336.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.52%chart26.01%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart43,949.0 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart49,103.1 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart17.18%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
9.4%November 2015Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart6.40‰2015Crude death rate [+]
15.6%2014% risk of poverty [+]
Density [+]201595chart672015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart4,723,6052015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart746,2602015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9162014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart12º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
15º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart14.10‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.942014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.402014Life expectancy [+]
4.50‰2012Crude marriage rate [+]
0.60‰2012Crude divorce rate [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.12014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart522014Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart7.412014CO2 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