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GDP Mill.$ [+]201511,181,556M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201510,076,878M.€chart7,640M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]20157,337€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20158,141$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20154,324,924 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20154,798,503 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.92%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,494$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,149 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-270,822 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-300,477 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.69%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,157,843.3chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,503,627.2chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]199919,516.7chart345.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]199920,800.9chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]199912.63%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]200021,210.4
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014240,659.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.43%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015220,990.6chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015199,157.9chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200816.08%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201531.34%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,299€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,551$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199917$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199916€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014176€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]200017$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015145€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015161$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/02/2016Aa3
S&P Rating [+]12/16/2010AA-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/21/2016A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201537chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201628ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201576.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201681º
Innovation Ranking [+]201625ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201564º
NMW [+]2014229.4 $
Unemployment rate [+]2014Q44.1%
NMW [+]2014167.7 €
Markets
Euro / Chinese yuan [+]12/07/20167.3836
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/08/2016-6.99%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20162.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20161.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/23/20154.35%
Business
Doing Business [+]201778ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014104.13chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20166.1%
Motor vehicle production [+]201524,503,326
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201417.00%
Trade
Exports [+]20152,050,427.2 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,274,949.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.35%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20151,515,954.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20151,681,951.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201515.04%chart35.72%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015534,473.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015592,998.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20155.30%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]April 201610.1%
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20147.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Population [+]20151,373,490,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Density [+]2015144chart952015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.727chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016120ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201699ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201552º
Birth Rate [+]201412.40‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.56chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201475.78chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201211,286chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.8chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU