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GDP Mill. € [+]2016223,168M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016247,025M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,394€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201613,719$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q13,419€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q161,564M.€
Debt [+]201537,973 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201542,131 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201517.37%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,109 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,340$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-4,561 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-5,060 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.09%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201554,756.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201560,752.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20139,551.4chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201312,685.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201319.07%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201510,165.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201511,278.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.88%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,188.7chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,647.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20158.74%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201525.05%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,041€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,374$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013542€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013719$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015565€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015626$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015233€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015258$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/11/2016Aa3
S&P Rating [+]07/13/2017A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/13/2016A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201666chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201635ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201541.5chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201642º
Innovation Ranking [+]201644ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20176.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q45.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1613 m.
NMW [+]2016358.7 $
NMW [+]2016329.5 €
Average Wage [+]201610,688€
Average Wage [+]201611,830$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201545º
Markets
Euro / Chilean pesos [+]07/21/2017757.5400
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/21/201720.68%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 20172.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 2016-5.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/19/20172.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201757ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]December 2016-1.6%
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014240.70chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200619.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201640.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201654,130.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201659,916.9 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201624.26%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201653,144.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201658,825.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.81%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016986.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20161,091.6 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.44%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20163.6%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201524chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201518,006,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015469,436chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015127.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.61%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015812.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015612,409chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.40%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.832chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201724ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201670ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201521º
Birth Rate [+]201513.05‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.75chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.14‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.79chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014638chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20143.6chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.52chart0.532015CO2 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