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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,381,538M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,529,224M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,133€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201642,210$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q49,911€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4359,077M.€
Debt [+]20161,275,862 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,412,252 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201692.33%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201635,217 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201638,971$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-26,883 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-29,757 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.95%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016563,307.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016623,524.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201167,779.3chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201194,305.7chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201112.19%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015100,522.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199838,068.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.77%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201513,545.6chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201515,030.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20155.64%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201640.76%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,549€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,211$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,976€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,749$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,804€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,262$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015378€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015420$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]07/29/2002AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/03/2016AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201682chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201613ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201525.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201648º
Innovation Ranking [+]201615ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]May 20176.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q46.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q11,376 m.
NMW [+]20161,377.7 $
NMW [+]20161,261.4 €
Average Wage [+]201634,789€
Average Wage [+]201539,792$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Canadian dollars [+]06/23/20171.4783
10-Year Bond Yield [+]06/25/20171.48%
Risk Premium [+]06/23/2017125
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/23/20170.16%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20171.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]April 20176.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/15/20150.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201722ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 2017651,510
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 201755.16
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,370,271
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014643.73chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20085.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201653.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2016352,440.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016390,116.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201625.51%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016376,368.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016416,602.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201627.24%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-23,927.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-26,485.3 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.73%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]April 20179.8%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20164chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201636,229,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20157,835,502chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,325.4chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201521.87%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201523,675.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,286,176chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.59%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.913chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201635ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201510.90‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.60chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.50‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.14chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2013505chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20131.4chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201515.45chart0.532015CO2 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