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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,625,190M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20151,774,725M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,819€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20158,539$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q42,158€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4448,586M.€
Debt [+]20141,151,680 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20141,530,007 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201463.31%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20145,680 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20147,547$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-109,996 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-146,130 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-6.05%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014711,430.4chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014945,135.3chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012113,203.4chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012145,464.2chart459.22014Education 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.€) [+]201522,178.3chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201524,609.5chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.51%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201439.11%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20143,508€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20144,661$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012568€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012730$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014344€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014457$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015107€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015118$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/15/2017Ba2
S&P Rating [+]02/17/2016BBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/11/2016BBB05/05/2011Fitch 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 [+]2016Q111,089 m.
NMW [+]2016225.4 $
NMW [+]2016204.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201578º
Markets
Euro / Brazilian reals [+]03/23/20173.3608
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/22/20175.47%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20174.7%
HICP [+]February 20174.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20157.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/22/201712.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017123ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 20171,654,903
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 20179.77
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,156,356
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014205.85chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200619.00%
Trade
Exports [+]2015172,270.8 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015191,134.4 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201510.77%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015161,152.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015178,798.4 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201510.08%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201511,118.5 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201512,336.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20150.70%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 2016-5.0%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201524chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2015207,847,528chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015713,568chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,896.9chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.34%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,628.3chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.755chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016105ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201679ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201556º
Birth Rate [+]201414.73‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.79chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20146.12‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201474.40chart59.512014Life 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 [+]20142.50chart0.502014CO2 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