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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart39,769M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart44,020M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart19,300€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart21,326$2016GDP per capita [+]
4,917€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
10,149M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart32,071 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart35,582 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart83.10%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart15,537 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart17,241$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-1,031 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-1,144 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-2.70%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart18,437.62015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart20,456.52015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart2,037.32012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart2,619.12012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.63%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
2,327.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
2,581.82015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.83%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201583.7chart367.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart407.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.78%2012Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart47.80%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart8,932€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart9,910$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart990€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart1,274$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart1,128€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart1,252$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart178€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart197$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa309/16/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA06/17/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA-03/10/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart612016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart59º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart31.62015Fragile States Index [+]
10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart32º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.5%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
8.1%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
81 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
848.5 $2017NMW [+]
805.0 €2017NMW [+]
18,109€2015Average Wage [+]
20,092$2015Average Wage [+]
15º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
10.33%03/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%February 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.5%February 2017HICP [+]
0.7%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart30º2017Doing Business [+]
3.3%January 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
65,241February 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
37.72February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
133,7022016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart568.462014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
22.00%07/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
61.1%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart29,713.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart31,949.4 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart74.71%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart27,552.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart29,706.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart69.28%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart2,160.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart2,243.4 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart5.43%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
17.2%January 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart1022015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart2,064,1882015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart235,9662015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart728.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart11.43%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart751.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart10º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
26º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart10.00‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.572015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart80.902015Life expectancy [+]
3.20‰2014Crude marriage rate [+]
1.20‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart152014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart8.032014CO2 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