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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,639M.€chart462,417M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,476M.$chart493,042M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015702€chart46,600€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015779$chart50,050$2015GDP per capita [+]
11,625€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
114,522M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart199,883 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart221,770 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart43.90%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart20,291 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013224$chart21,972$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart1,062 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart1,178 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart0.20%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart224,446.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart249,023.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014345.6chart32,411.82012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014459.2chart41,640.62012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart15.25%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
41,160.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
16,944.21998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart19.03%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201583.7chart4,849.62015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201592.9chart5,349.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.47%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart50.20%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart22,784€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart25,279$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart3,407€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201443$chart4,358$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201415€chart4,223€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201420$chart1,914$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart495€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20159$chart543$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa04/08/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA02/16/2004S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA02/10/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart882016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart20.22015Fragile States Index [+]
44º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.8%February 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.4%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
337 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
45,049€2015Average Wage [+]
49,982$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
9.531803/28/2017Euro / Swedish kronas [+]
0.65%03/28/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
2403/28/2017Risk Premium [+]
4.15%03/28/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.8%February 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.9%February 2017HICP [+]
5.3%January 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
-0.50%02/17/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
0.9%January 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
374,818February 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
44.14February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
205,3742016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart531.502014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
25.00%01/01/1996Standard VAT [+]
57.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart126,038.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart139,888.9 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201523.97%chart27.26%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart127,125.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart137,624.7 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.73%chart27.49%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-1,086.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart2,264.2 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-11.75%chart-0.24%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
2.3%January 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201595chart222015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart9,851,0172015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,639,7712015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart3,268.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart16.65%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart3,401.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9072014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart14º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart11.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.852015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.30‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart82.202015Life expectancy [+]
5.50‰2014Crude marriage rate [+]
2.70‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart872014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.92014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.5%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart4.602014CO2 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