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GDP Mill. € [+]2016255,088M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016282,357M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,292€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,858$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q41,424€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q468,620M.€
Debt [+]2015133,115 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015147,691 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201550.67%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,762 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,064$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-9,111 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-10,109 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.47%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201578,413.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201586,999.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201413,301.3chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201417,670.7chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.86%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201415,382.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201420,435.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.14%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20158,873.8chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20159,845.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.63%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201529.85%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,627€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,805$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014279€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014371$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014323€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014429$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015184€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015204$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/26/2016Baa2
S&P Rating [+]04/24/2013BBBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/10/2017BBBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201637chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201661ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201582.5chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201629º
Innovation Ranking [+]201663ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 201710.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q38.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q41,881 m.
NMW [+]2017245.9 $
NMW [+]2017233.2 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201562º
Markets
Euro / Colombian pesos [+]04/27/20173,186.0330
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/28/20170.80%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20174.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20171.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/27/20177.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201753ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014106.53chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200616.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201633.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201532,168.3 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201535,690.8 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201512.24%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201548,722.5 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201554,057.6 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201518.54%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-16,554.1 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-18,366.8 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-6.30%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 2017-6.6%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201542chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201548,203,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015133,134chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20154,674.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.28%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015257.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.720chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016147ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201639ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201536º
Birth Rate [+]201415.77‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.90chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20145.87‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201473.99chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201413,343chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201427.9chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20141.50chart0.502014CO2 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