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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart1,113,851M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart1,232,597M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart24,000€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart26,609$2016GDP per capita [+]
6,105€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
282,790M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart1,106,952 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart1,225,285 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart99.40%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358 €chart23,896 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015323$chart26,449$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-50,576 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-55,983 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-4.54%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart472,248.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart522,731.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart46,789.62012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart60,819.22012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart9.52%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
68,007.12015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
75,453.82015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.50%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart12,650.52015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart14,037.32015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.72%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart42.40%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016151€chart10,195€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart11,284$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,027€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart1,300$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart1,464€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,624$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart273€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart302$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa202/19/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB+10/02/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB+01/27/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart582016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart33º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart40.92015Fragile States Index [+]
76º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart28º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
18.0%February 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
18.6%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
4,238 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
870.3 $2017NMW [+]
825.7 €2017NMW [+]
26,710€2016Average Wage [+]
29,566$2016Average Wage [+]
41º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.68%04/26/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
13004/26/2017Risk Premium [+]
15.30%04/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.3%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.1%March 2017HICP [+]
6.0%March 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart32º2017Doing Business [+]
2.5%February 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
1,169,426March 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
29.77March 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,885,9222016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart583.752014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
21.00%09/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
45.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart259,973.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart281,835.7 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.49%chart23.34%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart279,727.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart309,291.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.50%chart25.11%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-19,754.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-27,456.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-1.77%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
0%February 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart922016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart46,323,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart5,852,9532015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart10,273.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart12.60%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart15,850.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.8762014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart25º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart29º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
25º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart9.02‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.332015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.06‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart83.002015Life expectancy [+]
3.59‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.10‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart3242014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.72014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
22.1%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart5.102014CO2 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