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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart54,195M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart59,988M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart92,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart104,101$2016GDP per capita [+]
24,012€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
13,837M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart10,853 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart12,013 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart20.00%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart18,834 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart20,820$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart845 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart935 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart1.60%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart22,302.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart24,686.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart856.32001Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart759.02001Education 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.€) [+]201582.0chart274.62015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart298.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart1.08%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart41.20%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart38,703€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart42,840$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,938€2001Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,729$2001Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart5,956€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart6,608$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart482€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart530$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa03/03/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA04/28/1994S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA04/14/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart812016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart20º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart22.22015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart12º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.1%February 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.9%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
17 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
2,106.7 $2017NMW [+]
1,998.6 €2017NMW [+]
56,197€2016Average Wage [+]
62,205$2016Average Wage [+]
21º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
6.81%04/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.8%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.5%March 2017HICP [+]
-3.1%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart59º2017Doing Business [+]
-7.4%February 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
50,937March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
98.24February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart738.912014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
45.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart14,277.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart17,297.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart26.34%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart19,550.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart23,431.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart36.07%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-5,273.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-6,133.2 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-9.73%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
8.1%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart2222015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart576,2492015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart249,3252015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]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 [+]
3.60‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.40‰2015Crude 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