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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart9,898M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart10,953M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart22,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart25,214$2016GDP per capita [+]
5,128€2015Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
2,202M.€2015Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart5,767 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart6,383 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart58.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart13,275 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart14,700$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart102 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart113 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart1.00%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart3,770.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart4,173.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart484.02012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart622.22012Education 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.€) [+]201582.0chart53.22015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart59.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart1.41%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart38.10%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart8,679€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart9,607$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,156€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,490$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart1,328€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,776$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart123€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart137$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
4.1%April 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
4.2%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
8 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
775.4 $2017NMW [+]
735.6 €2017NMW [+]
20,943€2015Average Wage [+]
23,236$2015Average Wage [+]
33º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.00%06/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.1%May 2017HICP [+]
0.8%May 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart76º2017Doing Business [+]
3.7%April 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart733.722014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart2,725.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart3,016.7 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart27.54%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart5,599.3 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart6,188.6 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart56.57%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-2,873.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-3,171.8 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-29.03%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.4%April 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart1,3582015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart434,4032015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart41,4422015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart167.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart9.54%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart81.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart103,3922015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart23.80%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8392014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart108º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
47º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart10.00‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.452015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.00‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart81.902015Life expectancy [+]
7.00‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
0.90‰2015Crude 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 [+]20150.53chart5.622015CO2 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