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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart944,983M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart1,046,002M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart7,809€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart8,644$2016GDP per capita [+]
1,954€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
236,396M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart549,146 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart607,849 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart58.10%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart4,538 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart5,022$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-27,249 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-30,162 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.88%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart246,104.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart272,413.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart43,317.02011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart60,271.52011Education 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.€) [+]201582.0chart6,974.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart7,788.52015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.70%2000Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart26.04%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart2,034€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart2,251$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart374€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart521$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart253€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart105$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart58€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart64$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A304/27/2017Moody'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%May 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
3.4%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
1,821,825 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
84.1 $2017NMW [+]
79.7 €2017NMW [+]
5,459€2016Average Wage [+]
6,671$2015Average Wage [+]
58º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
20.434406/28/2017Euro / Mexican pesos [+]
6.73%06/28/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
63306/28/2017Risk Premium [+]
8.10%06/28/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
6.2%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
8.1%May 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
7.00%06/22/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart47º2017Doing Business [+]
-0.1%April 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
1,085,338April 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
13.82April 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
3,597,4622016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart298.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
16.00%01/01/2010Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart337,817.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart373,929.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart35.75%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart359,125.3 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart397,515.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart38.00%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-21,308.3 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-23,586.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-2.25%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart622015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart121,006,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,193,1552015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart26,171.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart0.99%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,751.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart12,339,0622015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart10.20%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7562014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart142º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart66º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
33º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart18.47‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart2.212015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart4.81‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart76.922015Life 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 [+]20150.53chart3.722015CO2 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