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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart944,615M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart1,143,796M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart7,437€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart9,009$2015GDP per capita [+]
1,861€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
236,420M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart556,916 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart617,898 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart54.03%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart4,385 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart4,868$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-42,038 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-46,641 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-4.08%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart281,696.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart312,542.52015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart43,317.02011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart60,271.52011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart19.01%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
30,476.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
10,369.11998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart11.58%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201583.7chart6,978.22015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart7,739.52015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.70%2000Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart27.33%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart2,218€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart2,461$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart360€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart501$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart253€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart105$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart55€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart61$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A303/31/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB+12/19/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB+12/09/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart302016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart57º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart71.82015Fragile States Index [+]
11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart61º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.6%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
3.5%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
1,911,126 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
122.1 $2015NMW [+]
100.8 €2015NMW [+]
6,013€2015Average Wage [+]
6,671$2015Average Wage [+]
58º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
20.428203/24/2017Euro / Mexican pesos [+]
7.05%03/25/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
66403/24/2017Risk Premium [+]
7.54%03/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
4.9%February 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
9.5%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
6.25%02/09/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart47º2017Doing Business [+]
-0.8%January 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
1,070,742January 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
12.98January 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
3,597,4622016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart285.142014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
16.00%01/01/2010Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart343,192.5 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart380,772.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart33.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart365,282.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart405,280.5 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart35.42%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-22,089.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-24,508.5 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart-2.14%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart652015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart127,017,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,193,1552015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart26,171.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.94%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,751.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7562014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart140º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart66º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
33º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart18.79‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart2.242014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart4.79‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart76.722014Life expectancy [+]
4.90‰2011Crude marriage rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart19,6692014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart15.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart3.702014CO2 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