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GDP Mill. € [+]20157,476M.€chart16,775,770M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20158,295M.$chart18,569,100M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015687€chart51,917€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015762$chart57,436$2016GDP per capita [+]
13,811€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
4,462,646M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart17,166,182 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart19,048,025 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart105.61%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016349 €chart53,494 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016386$chart59,325$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-568,671 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-631,012 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.50%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart5,735,246.62015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart6,363,973.02015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014351.0chart582,604.82011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014466.3chart810,639.62011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201422.23%chart13.05%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,352,550.12015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,500,654.32015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart21.29%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201582.0chart537,140.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201590.9chart596,022.32015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart14.52%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart35.28%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016148€chart17,873€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016163$chart19,832$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201433€chart1,869€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201444$chart2,598$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart4,211€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart4,672$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158€chart1,674€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20158$chart1,856$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa07/18/2013Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA+08/05/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA04/11/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart742016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart35.32015Fragile States Index [+]
56º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.3%May 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
4.5%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
7,774 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
1,256.7 $2017NMW [+]
1,192.2 €2017NMW [+]
47,469€2016Average Wage [+]
52,543$2016Average Wage [+]
17º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.116906/22/2017Euro / United States dollars [+]
2.16%06/23/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
19006/23/2017Risk Premium [+]
8.27%06/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.4%May 2017HICP [+]
2.4%May 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
1.00%06/15/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
1.3%May 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
6,526,701May 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
54.78May 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
12,198,1372016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201422.66chart809.972014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
0%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
48.6%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,314,126.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,454,606.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.28%chart7.83%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart2,033,924.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart2,251,351.4 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.86%chart12.12%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-719,798.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-796,744.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.59%chart-4.29%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
3.8%May 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201697chart332016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,167,000chart323,127,5132016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart46,627,1022015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart7,069.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.26%chart14.53%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart134,961.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart3,023,6572015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.66%chart0.94%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.480chart0.9152014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart114º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart45º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart12.40‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.842015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.20‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart78.742015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012633chart12,2532013Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.3chart3.92013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
13.5%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart16.072015CO2 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