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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,134,864M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201611,218,281M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,330€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,113$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20154,310,534 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20154,782,537 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.61%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,136 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,480$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-281,895 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-312,762 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.79%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,168,792.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,515,775.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]199919,516.7chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]199920,800.9chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]199912.63%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014240,659.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]200021,210.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.43%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015197,408.9chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015219,025.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200816.08%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201531.32%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,305€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,558$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199916€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199917$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014176€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]200017$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015144€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015159$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 [+]201640chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201628ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201576.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201681º
Innovation Ranking [+]201625ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2014Q44.1%
NMW [+]2013224.7 $
NMW [+]2013170.3 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201564º
Markets
Euro / Chinese yuan [+]04/25/20177.4976
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/25/20173.97%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20170.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20177.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/23/20154.35%
Business
Doing Business [+]201778ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]March 20177.6%
Motor vehicle production [+]201628,118,794
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014104.13chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201417.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20152,050,427.2 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,274,949.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.26%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20151,515,954.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20151,681,951.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201514.98%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015534,473.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015592,998.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20155.28%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 201610.9%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016145chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20161,382,710,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015978,046chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201563,937.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.07%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,673.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
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 [+]
Crude death rate [+]20147.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death 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 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20147.60chart0.502014CO2 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