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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart164,415M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart181,991M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart34,643€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart38,345$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,316€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
44,215M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart48,512 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart53,698 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart29.50%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart10,222 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart11,311$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart1,017 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart1,125 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.62%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart56,191.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart62,198.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart9,882.32012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart12,696.72012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart19.35%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
11,729.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
3,309.01998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart23.36%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart1,852.32015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart2,055.12015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.66%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart34.17%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart11,840€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart13,106$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,233€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart2,869$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,552€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart867$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart399€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart442$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa03/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA09/29/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA02/17/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart902016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart16º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart22.62015Fragile States Index [+]
40º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart17º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
138 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
1,795.3 $2016NMW [+]
1,646.5 €2016NMW [+]
36,289€2016Average Wage [+]
39,080$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.589704/28/2017Euro / New Zealand dollars [+]
3.08%04/28/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
27604/28/2017Risk Premium [+]
7.23%04/28/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
1.75%11/10/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart785.732014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
33.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart30,967.8 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart34,358.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart19.83%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart32,954.7 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart36,563.2 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart21.10%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-1,986.9 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-2,204.5 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-1.27%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart182016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart4,746,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,039,7362015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart420.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart22.37%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,427.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9132014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
12º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart12.68‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.922014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart6.88‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.402014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart412014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.92014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart7.492014CO2 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