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GDP Mill.$ [+]201548,953M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201545,287M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]20156,843$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20156,300€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2015Q31,527€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2015Q311,000M.€
Debt [+]201511,785 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201513,076 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201526.00%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,779$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,647 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-762 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-845 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.70%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201518,426.3chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201520,444.0chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20121,923.0chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20121,505.6chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201210.69%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20145,118.1
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20143,852.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.95%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015644.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015596.2chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20124.91%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201540.70%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,858$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,576€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012264$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012205€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014363$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014272€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201590$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201583€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/05/2015Baa2
S&P Rating [+]12/12/2014BB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/02/2016BBB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201641chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201654ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201555.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201645º
Innovation Ranking [+]201638ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3229 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201542º
NMW [+]2017247.9 $
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20167.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q37.0%
NMW [+]2017235.2 €
Average Wage [+]20156,134$
Average Wage [+]20155,529€
Markets
Euro / Bulgarian Lev [+]02/21/20171.9558
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/21/20174.11%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20171.4%
HICP [+]December 2016-0.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20160.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/01/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201739ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014481.80chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 201726,664
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20164.37
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20167.0%
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]04/01/201120.00%
Trade
Exports [+]201623,468.5 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201525,690.1 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201551.14%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201626,062.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201529,297.7 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201558.31%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,593.6 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,607.5 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.17%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20165.3%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,443.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015132.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]201515.30‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201522.0%
Density [+]201564chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20157,153,784chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015102,113chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.782chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201629ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201641ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201549º
Birth Rate [+]20159.20‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.53chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201474.50chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20143.40‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20141.50‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.6chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014116chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20147.14chart0.502014CO2 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