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GDP Mill. € [+]201617,901M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201619,810M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201621,000€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201623,352$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2015Q35,183€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2015Q34,390M.€
Debt [+]201619,298 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201621,361 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016107.80%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201622,576 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,173$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201664 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201671 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.40%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20166,955.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20167,698.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20111,311.1chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20111,824.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201115.54%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014531.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2014705.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20147.58%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015318.9chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015353.8chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.67%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.90%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,136€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,006$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,542€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,172$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014686€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014907$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015376€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015418$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/28/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]03/17/2017BB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/21/2017BB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201655chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201665ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201566.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201631ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]June 201710.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q113.6%
Unemployed [+]2017Q157 m.
NMW [+]2016947.2 $
NMW [+]2016870.0 €
Average Wage [+]200722,337€
Average Wage [+]200730,612$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201527º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/14/201716.13%
Prices
HICP [+]July 2017-0.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 20175.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201745ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]May 20174.3%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201713,300
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201717.99
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014691.28chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/13/201419.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,690.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,871.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20169.45%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20165,864.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20166,490.6 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201632.76%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,173.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,619.2 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-23.32%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]May 20178.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201692chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]2016854,802chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015196,167chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015248.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201523.12%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015409.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015177,185chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201520.89%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.850chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201764ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201684ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201530º
Birth Rate [+]201611.10‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.32chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.40‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.80chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201515chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.3chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.2%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.29chart0.532015CO2 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