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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart1,274,953M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart1,411,246M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart24,992€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart27,663$2016GDP per capita [+]
6,489€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
331,037M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart470,482 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart522,000 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart37.76%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart9,222 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart10,234$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart4,214 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart4,675 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.34%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart260,733.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart289,283.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart43,927.52012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart56,472.02012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart24.98%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
49,715.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
7,363.91998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.28%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart32,828.12015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart36,556.12015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart10.58%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart20.92%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart5,111€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart5,671$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart875€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,125$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart982€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart159$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart644€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart717$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa212/18/2015Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA08/07/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA-10/20/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart532016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart26º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart36.32015Fragile States Index [+]
61º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart11º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
1,167 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
1,123.4 $2017NMW [+]
1,065.3 €2017NMW [+]
34,152€2016Average Wage [+]
37,229$2015Average Wage [+]
30º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1,256.700005/24/2017Euro / South Korean won [+]
15.62%05/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.3%November 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
1.25%06/09/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
4,228,5092016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart396.442014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
43.2%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart447,579.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart495,426.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart35.11%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart366,963.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart406,192.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart28.78%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart80,616.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart89,234.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart6.32%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart5092015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart51,015,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,327,3242015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart6,453.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart2.60%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart5,833.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart2,345,8402015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart4.60%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8982014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart53º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart116º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
60º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart8.60‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.242015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.40‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.162015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart3722014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart12.302014CO2 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