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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart9,898M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart10,956M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart22,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart25,221$2016GDP per capita [+]
5,128€2015Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
2,202M.€2015Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart5,622 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart6,237 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart64.00%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart12,942 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart14,367$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-120 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-133 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-1.30%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart3,814.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart4,232.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart484.02012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart626.42012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart15.26%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
546.62014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
726.22014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.64%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201583.7chart53.22015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart55.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart1.27%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart41.20%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart8,781€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart9,743$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,156€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart1,500$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart1,328€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart1,705$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart123€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart129$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A309/02/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA-10/14/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA02/17/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart552016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart48º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart40.92015Fragile States Index [+]
67º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart26º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.4%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
4.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
9 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
775.4 $2017NMW [+]
735.6 €2017NMW [+]
20,943€2015Average Wage [+]
23,236$2015Average Wage [+]
33º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
2.12%03/29/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.2%February 2017HICP [+]
2.4%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart76º2017Doing Business [+]
5.6%January 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart733.722014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart2,725.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart2,575.9 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart27.54%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart5,599.3 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart5,771.7 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart56.57%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-2,873.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-3,195.8 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart-29.03%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
-1.5%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart1,3582015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart434,4032015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart41,4422015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart167.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart9.54%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart81.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8392014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart108º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
47º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.00‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.452015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart8.00‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.902015Life expectancy [+]
7.00‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
0.80‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart62014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.42014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
16.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart5.612014CO2 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