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Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart474,775M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,640M.€chart429,794M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart11,200€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart12,492$2015GDP per capita [+]
2,761€2016Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
104,949M.€2016Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart215,685 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart239,303 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart51.10%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart6,384$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart5,675 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-10,988 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-12,191 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-2.60%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart178,366.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart197,897.32015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.7chart18,484.22011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart25,690.62011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart11.06%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
6,010.61998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
19,375.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart10.70%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart10,459.52015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201581.9chart9,468.62015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart8.63%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart41.50%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart4,693€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart5,207$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart675$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart481€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart510€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart155$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart247€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart275$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A205/14/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB+01/15/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA-07/22/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201537chart622015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart41º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart39.82015Fragile States Index [+]
64º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart39º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
28º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
1,066 m.2016Q2Unemployed [+]
474.2 $2016NMW [+]
5.7%October 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
6.2%2016Q2Unemployment rate [+]
433.9 €2016NMW [+]
11,788€2015Average Wage [+]
13,079$2015Average Wage [+]
Markets
4.445412/09/2016Euro / Polish zlotys [+]
2.18%12/09/2016Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-0.2%October 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
0.1%October 2016HICP [+]
1.3%October 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
1.50%03/05/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart24º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart622.832014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
402,881October 2016Passengers vehicles Year [+]
12.93October 2016Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
0.2%November 2014IPI Year on Year [+]
660,6032015Motor vehicle production [+]
Taxes
23.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
38.8%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart178,671.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart198,242.6 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart41.57%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart174,990.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart192,601.2 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.72%chart40.71%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart3,681.0 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart5,641.4 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart0.86%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
6.5%October 2016Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart10.40‰2015Crude death rate [+]
17.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart38,006,0002015Population [+]
Density [+]201595chart1222015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8432014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart22º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart38º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
32º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart9.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.322014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart77.802014Life expectancy [+]
5.00‰2014Crude marriage rate [+]
1.70‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart2832014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU