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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart1,672,438M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart1,850,735M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart27,600€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart30,507$2016GDP per capita [+]
6,941€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
420,575M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart2,217,909 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart2,455,004 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart132.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart36,606 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart40,453$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-40,809 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-45,171 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.40%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart829,311.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart917,964.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart67,799.82011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart94,337.12011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart8.43%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
112,182.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
124,174.32016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart13.65%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart21,533.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart23,894.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.06%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart49.60%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart13,687€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart15,151$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,130€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,589$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart1,849€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart2,047$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart355€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart393$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa212/07/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB04/21/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart472016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart43º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart43.22015Fragile States Index [+]
54º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart29º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
11.1%June 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
12.2%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
3,138 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
30,642€2016Average Wage [+]
33,917$2016Average Wage [+]
35º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
2.03%08/16/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
15908/16/2017Risk Premium [+]
14.30%08/16/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.1%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.2%July 2017HICP [+]
3.1%June 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart50º2017Doing Business [+]
5.3%June 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
1,912,661June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
35.44June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
1,103,5162016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart689.952014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
22.00%10/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
48.8%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart417,076.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart461,523.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart24.94%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart365,579.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart404,445.4 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart21.86%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart51,497.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart57,078.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart3.08%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.9%June 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart2012016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart60,589,4452016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart5,788,8752015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart9,517.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart9.54%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart15,487.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart2,900,9242015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart4.78%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8732014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart38º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart50º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
37º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart7.80‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.352015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart10.10‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.702015Life expectancy [+]
3.20‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.40‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart4692015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.82015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
19.9%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart5.902015CO2 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