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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart334,938M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart388,315M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart64,279€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart74,598$2015GDP per capita [+]
16,857€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
87,836M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart103,302 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart114,613 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart31.60%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart19,825 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart23,573$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart22,442 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart24,899 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart6.40%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart169,958.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart188,568.72015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart29,242.42012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart37,574.62012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart17.45%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
29,630.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
10,567.61998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart18.21%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201583.7chart5,313.12015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart5,922.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.06%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart48.80%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart32,617€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart36,189$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart5,824€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart7,458$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart5,735€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart2,385$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart1,023€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart1,138$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa03/04/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA07/09/1975S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA10/07/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart852016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart11º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart20.82015Fragile States Index [+]
66º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart22º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.4%December 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
4.3%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
118 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
61,680€2015Average Wage [+]
68,434$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
9.238003/28/2017Euro / Norwegian krones [+]
1.60%03/28/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
11903/28/2017Risk Premium [+]
0.26%03/28/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.5%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
2.7%February 2017HICP [+]
7.9%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.50%03/18/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
1.3%January 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
156,233February 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
38.34February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart604.742014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
25.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
47.2%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart94,972.8 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart105,372.3 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart27.27%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart68,704.9 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart76,228.1 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart19.72%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart26,267.9 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart29,144.2 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart7.54%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.4%January 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart142015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart5,210,7212015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart741,8132015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart609.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart14.24%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,235.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9442014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart17º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart11.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.722015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart7.80‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart82.402015Life expectancy [+]
4.60‰2014Crude marriage rate [+]
1.90‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart292014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
11.9%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart8.712014CO2 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