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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart1,157,043M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart1,280,731M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart8,066€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart8,929$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,498€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
358,346M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart196,257 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart217,748 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart15.94%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart1,339 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart1,518$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-41,612 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-46,168 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.38%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart433,432.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart480,892.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart70,133.92012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart90,162.42012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart11.15%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
41,877.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
11,674.91998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart9.49%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart59,856.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart66,418.72015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart15.86%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart35.21%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart2,958€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart3,282$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart489€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart629$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart291€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart79$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart408€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart463$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba102/17/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB+01/26/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB-03/31/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart292016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart45º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart80.02015Fragile States Index [+]
34º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart43º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.1%June 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.5%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
4,208 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
85.1 $2016NMW [+]
76.9 €2016NMW [+]
26º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
69.473008/17/2017Euro / Russian Rubles [+]
-13.04%08/17/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.9%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
11.00%08/03/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart40º2017Doing Business [+]
1,303,9892016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart345.262014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
13.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart254,607.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart281,825.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart22.01%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart172,920.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart191,406.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart14.95%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart81,686.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart90,419.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart7.06%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart82016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart143,440,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart11,643,2762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart6,869.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart7.95%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart14,647.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart10,576,7662015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart7.22%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.7982014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart151º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart75º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
65º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart13.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.782015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart13.00‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart70.912015Life expectancy [+]
6.70‰2016Crude marriage rate [+]
4.10‰2016Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart16,2322015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart11.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart12.272015CO2 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