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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart80,958M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart89,612M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart14,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart16,515$2016GDP per capita [+]
3,769€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
20,451M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart42,053 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart46,549 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart51.90%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart7,750 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart8,571$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-1,362 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-1,507 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.70%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart33,706.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart37,309.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart2,862.62012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart3,680.02012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart9.79%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
4,398.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
4,879.62015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.95%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart877.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart973.12015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.42%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart41.60%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart6,212€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart6,876$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart528€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart681$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart811€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart900$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart162€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart180$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A204/07/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+07/31/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA+02/10/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart512016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart67º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart42.62015Fragile States Index [+]
87º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart37º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.6%February 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
9.1%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
252 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
458.5 $2017NMW [+]
435.0 €2017NMW [+]
10,918€2016Average Wage [+]
12,085$2016Average Wage [+]
34º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
-1.92%04/28/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.0%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
0.8%April 2017HICP [+]
3.2%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart33º2017Doing Business [+]
2.6%February 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
90,955March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
19.09March 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
1,040,0002016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart419.182014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
35.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart70,078.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart75,583.7 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart86.56%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart68,150.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart73,509.3 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart84.18%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart1,928.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart2,074.4 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart2.38%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
4.5%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart1112015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart5,426,2522015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart177,1902015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,137.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart3.27%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart683.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8442014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart24º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart94º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
40º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.402015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.90‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart76.702015Life expectancy [+]
5.30‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.80‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart582014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.12014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
12.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart6.362014CO2 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