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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart462,417M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart495,694M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart46,600€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart50,319$2015GDP per capita [+]
11,625€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
114,522M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart190,559 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart210,930 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart41.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart19,344 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart22,090$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart4,142 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart4,584 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.90%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart231,365.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart256,098.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart32,411.82012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart41,640.62012Education 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.€) [+]201582.0chart4,848.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart5,377.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.38%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart50.00%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart23,486€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart25,997$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart3,407€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart4,358$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart4,223€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,914$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart495€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart546$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
6.7%April 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.4%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
337 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
44,679€2016Average Wage [+]
49,982$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
9.741805/24/2017Euro / Swedish kronas [+]
0.54%05/24/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
1305/24/2017Risk Premium [+]
8.02%05/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%April 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.0%April 2017HICP [+]
4.8%March 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
-0.50%02/17/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
3.8%March 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
375,389April 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
44.26April 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
205,3742016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart531.502014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
25.00%01/01/1996Standard VAT [+]
60.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart126,038.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart139,539.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart27.26%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart127,125.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart140,347.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart27.49%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,086.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-807.9 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-0.24%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.1%March 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart222015Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart9,851,0172015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,639,7712015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart3,268.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart16.65%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart3,401.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart333,4282015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart3.38%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9072014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart14º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart11.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.852015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart9.30‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.202015Life expectancy [+]
5.30‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.50‰2015Crude 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: 11,167,000
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU