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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,624,918M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,798,622M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,884€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,727$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q42,177€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4448,586M.€
Debt [+]20161,272,911 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,408,985 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201678.32%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,176 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,835$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-145,863 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-161,456 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-8.97%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016676,752.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016749,097.8chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012113,411.7chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012145,732.0chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201215.57%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201467,784.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]200018,616.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.78%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201522,178.3chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201524,579.9chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.73%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.64%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,284€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,635$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012569€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012731$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014349€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014464$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015108€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015120$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/26/2017Ba2
S&P Rating [+]02/17/2016BBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/19/2017BBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201640chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201675ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201562.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201621º
Innovation Ranking [+]201669ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20168.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q110.9%
Unemployed [+]2016Q412,281 m.
NMW [+]2016225.4 $
NMW [+]2016204.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201578º
Markets
Euro / Brazilian reals [+]06/22/20173.7164
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/21/20170.89%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20173.4%
HICP [+]May 20173.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20157.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/31/201710.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017123ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]May 20171,692,532
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]May 201710.01
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,156,356
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014205.86chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200619.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201627.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2016167,386.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016185,279.8 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201610.30%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016129,618.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016143,474.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]20167.98%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201637,768.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201641,805.6 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20162.32%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]April 2017-12.0%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201624chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]2016206,101,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015713,568chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,896.9chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.35%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,628.3chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,544,024chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.76%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.755chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017108ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201679ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201556º
Birth Rate [+]201514.51‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.78chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.16‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.68chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201450,674chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201424.6chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.34chart0.532015CO2 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