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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart287,638M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart318,386M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart33,665€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart37,262$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,214€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
78,720M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart172,915 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart191,849 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart64.08%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart20,642 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart22,905$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-7,206 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-7,995 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.67%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart106,912.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart118,619.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart10,581.22011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart14,722.62011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart13.49%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
12,279.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
5,681.42000Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart11.57%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart14,506.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart16,096.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart14.61%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart39.62%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart12,763€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart14,160$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,363€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,897$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart1,478€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart903$2000Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart1,732€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart1,922$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A108/11/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+09/09/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA+04/26/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart642016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart27º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart79.42015Fragile States Index [+]
89º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart21º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.6%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
182 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
1,339.4 $2017NMW [+]
1,272.3 €2017NMW [+]
33,479€2016Average Wage [+]
35,496$2015Average Wage [+]
29º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
4.160407/27/2017Euro / Israeli Shekel [+]
-2.84%06/14/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-0.2%June 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
0.10%03/31/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart52º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart344.582014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
50.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart54,350.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart60,160.2 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart18.90%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart62,187.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart68,835.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart21.62%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-7,837.3 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-8,675.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-2.72%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart3872016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart8,544,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart2,011,7272015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart853.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart24.01%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,685.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart342,5852015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart4.09%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8942014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart144º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart49º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
18º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart21.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart3.092015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.30‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.052015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1102015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.42015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart5.162015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU