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GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart89,620M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart80,965M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart16,516$2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart14,921€2016GDP per capita [+]
3,770€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
20,455M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart41,293 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart45,815 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart52.50%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart8,389$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart7,610 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-2,130 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-2,364 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-2.70%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart35,850.42015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart39,776.02015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart3,665.72012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart2,862.62012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart9.79%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
4,879.62015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
4,398.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.95%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart965.52015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201583.7chart877.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.42%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart45.60%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart7,330$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart6,607€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart678$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart528€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart900$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart811€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart178$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart162€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A210/04/2013Moody'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
264 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
34º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
458.5 $2017NMW [+]
8.8%December 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
9.5%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
435.0 €2017NMW [+]
11,779$2015Average Wage [+]
10,616€2015Average Wage [+]
Markets
-2.66%02/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.7%January 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
0.9%January 2017HICP [+]
-1.8%December 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart33º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart419.182014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
88,102January 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
18.56January 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
3.0%December 2016IPI Year on Year [+]
1,000,0012015Motor vehicle production [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
35.1%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart70,067.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart75,583.7 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart86.54%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart68,081.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart73,509.3 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart84.09%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart1,986.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart2,074.4 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart2.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
4.3%December 2016Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,137.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart683.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.90‰2015Crude death rate [+]
12.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Density [+]201595chart1112015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart5,426,2522015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart177,1902015Immigrant stock [+]
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 [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart77.002014Life expectancy [+]
4.90‰2014Crude marriage rate [+]
1.90‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart1.12014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart582014Number of homicides [+]
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