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GDP Mill.$ [+]20151,550,537M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20151,397,352M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201543,280$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201539,005€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q39,752€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q3349,380M.€
Debt [+]20151,278,568 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20151,418,571 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201591.50%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201539,601$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201535,689 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-18,453 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-20,474 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.32%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015564,711.8chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015626,547.8chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201194,305.7chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201167,779.3chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201112.19%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199838,068.7
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015100,522.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.77%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201515,030.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201513,545.6chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20155.60%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201540.41%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201517,489$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201515,763€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,749$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,976€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,262$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,804€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015420$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015378€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
Unemployed [+]2016Q41,233 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
NMW [+]20151,595.7 $
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20176.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q46.4%
NMW [+]20151,316.4 €
Average Wage [+]201539,792$
Average Wage [+]201535,864€
Markets
Euro / Canadian dollars [+]02/23/20171.3868
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/23/20171.72%
Risk Premium [+]02/23/2017144
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/22/20173.77%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20162.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/15/20150.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201722ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014643.71chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2016661,110
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201655.36
Motor vehicle production [+]20152,283,474
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20085.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201549.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2015368,161.1 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015408,474.7 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201526.35%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015393,305.1 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015436,372.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201528.15%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-25,144.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-27,897.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-1.80%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20163.9%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,325.4chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201523,675.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20147.40‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Density [+]20154chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201535,825,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20157,835,502chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.913chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201635ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201410.90‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.61chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.96chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20131.4chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2013505chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201415.90chart0.502014CO2 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