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GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,291M.$chart2,858,482M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20157,472M.€chart2,580,065M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart43,902$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart39,600€2015GDP per capita [+]
8,782€2016Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
574,200M.€2016Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20131,744 M.€chart2,269,874 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20132,316 M.$chart2,518,425 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201325.42%chart89.10%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013225$chart39,117$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2013169 €chart34,717 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-129 M.€chart-112,576 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-171 M.$chart-124,903 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-1.88%chart-4.40%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20131,403.8chart1,106,041.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,864.4chart1,227,152.82015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014465.5chart155,669.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014350.3chart117,164.42013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart12.97%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
72,986.21998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
198,006.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart16.52%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart55,461.82015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201581.9chart50,059.82015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.96%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201320.46%chart42.90%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013181$chart18,769$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2013136€chart16,916€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart2,428$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,830€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,248$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart3,052€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart852$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart768€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa106/24/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA06/27/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA12/09/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart812016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart10º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart33.42015Fragile States Index [+]
33º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
1,649 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
19º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
1,475.5 $2017NMW [+]
4.8%December 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
5.0%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
1,396.9 €2017NMW [+]
55,054$2015Average Wage [+]
49,621€2015Average Wage [+]
Markets
0.846302/23/2017Euro / British pounds [+]
1.15%02/24/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
9302/24/2017Risk Premium [+]
1.80%02/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.8%January 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.8%January 2017HICP [+]
10.0%January 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.25%08/04/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.64chart572.092014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
2,697,672January 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
47.84January 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
7.3%December 2016IPI Year on Year [+]
1,682,1562015Motor vehicle production [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/04/2011Standard VAT [+]
47.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,831.3 M.€chart370,697.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,031.8 M.$chart460,445.7 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.51%chart16.08%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,729.0 M.€chart574,285.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20153,027.8 M.$chart625,806.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201536.52%chart21.87%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-897.7 M.€chart-203,587.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-996.0 M.$chart-165,360.3 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-12.01%chart-5.79%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.3%January 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart5,003.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart25,337.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.36‰chart9.20‰2015Crude death rate [+]
16.7%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Density [+]201595chart2682015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,879,829chart65,382,5562015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart8,543,1202015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9072014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201672ºchart47º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart20º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
10º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201436.01‰chart11.90‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.77chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201459.51chart81.402014Life expectancy [+]
4.40‰2012Crude marriage rate [+]
2.00‰2012Crude divorce rate [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart0.92013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart6022013Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50chart6.502014CO2 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