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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart156,588M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart172,257M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart33,697€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart37,066$2015GDP per capita [+]
9,154€2016Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
42,537M.€2016Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart46,490 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart51,580 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart29.95%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart10,004 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart11,100$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-257 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-285 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-0.17%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart53,840.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart59,736.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart9,964.12012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart12,734.52012Education 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.€) [+]201583.7chart1,857.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart2,043.32015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.66%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart34.68%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart11,586€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart12,855$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart2,251€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart2,877$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart2,552€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart867$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart400€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart440$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa10/20/2002Moody'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 [+]
1,984.7 $2015NMW [+]
1,632.9 €2015NMW [+]
35,223€2015Average Wage [+]
39,080$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.540103/24/2017Euro / New Zealand dollars [+]
3.23%03/24/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
27903/24/2017Risk Premium [+]
2.80%03/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.3%September 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
1.75%11/10/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart785.732014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
33.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart30,967.8 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart34,358.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart19.78%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart32,954.7 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart36,563.2 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart21.05%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-1,986.9 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-2,204.5 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart-1.27%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart172015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart4,647,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,039,7362015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]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