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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart51,216M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart57,825M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart89,900€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart102,717$2015GDP per capita [+]
22,794€2016Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
13,135M.€2016Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart11,314 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart12,553 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart22.10%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart19,634 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart22,700$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart796 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart883 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart1.60%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart21,573.12015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart23,935.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart847.52001Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart759.02001Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart9.70%2001Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
3,135.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
3,479.22015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart13.64%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201583.7chart268.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart303.42015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart1.08%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart42.10%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart37,437€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart41,536$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,916€2001Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart1,729$2001Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart5,956€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart6,608$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart472€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart539$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa03/03/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA04/28/1994S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA10/14/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart812016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart20º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart22.22015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart12º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.1%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.9%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
17 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
2,106.7 $2017NMW [+]
1,998.6 €2017NMW [+]
55,553€2015Average Wage [+]
61,636$2015Average Wage [+]
21º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
5.78%03/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.5%November 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
2.7%February 2017HICP [+]
-3.1%January 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart59º2017Doing Business [+]
-0.9%January 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
50,786February 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
98.24February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart738.912014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
45.5%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart14,277.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart17,297.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart30.37%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart19,550.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart23,431.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart40.76%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-5,273.3 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-6,133.2 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart-10.39%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
10.7%January 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart2222015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart576,2492015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart249,3252015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,613.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart43.27%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart1,232.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8922014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart34º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
19º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.472015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart7.00‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart82.402015Life expectancy [+]
3.00‰2014Crude marriage rate [+]
2.60‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart42014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
15.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart19.342014CO2 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