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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart39,769M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart44,020M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart19,300€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart21,326$2016GDP per capita [+]
5,008€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
10,336M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart31,677 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart35,063 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart79.70%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart15,346 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart16,997$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-733 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-811 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.80%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart18,085.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart20,018.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart2,037.32012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart2,619.12012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.63%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
2,445.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
2,581.82015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.83%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart367.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart407.22015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.26%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart45.50%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart8,761€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart9,698$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart990€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,274$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart1,185€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,252$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart178€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart197$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa309/16/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+06/16/2017S&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
7.1%May 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.8%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
79 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
848.5 $2017NMW [+]
805.0 €2017NMW [+]
18,292€2016Average Wage [+]
20,247$2016Average Wage [+]
15º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
12.88%07/27/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.9%June 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
0.9%June 2017HICP [+]
1.2%June 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart30º2017Doing Business [+]
9.1%May 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
67,726June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
39.45June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
133,7022016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart568.462014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
22.00%07/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
61.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart29,713.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart32,850.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart74.71%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart27,552.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart30,449.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart69.28%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart2,160.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart2,400.8 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart5.43%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
7.7%May 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart1022016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart2,065,8952016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart235,9662015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart728.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart11.43%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart751.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart140,4902015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart6.81%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
26º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart9.90‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.572015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart9.50‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart80.902015Life expectancy [+]
3.10‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart252015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart7.552015CO2 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