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GDP Mill. € [+]201517,637M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201519,330M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201522,822$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201520,800€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2015Q35,183€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2015Q34,390M.€
Debt [+]201518,964 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201521,041 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015107.50%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201524,534$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201522,355 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-196 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-218 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.10%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,854.9chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20157,079.7chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20111,807.2chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20111,311.1chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201115.54%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2014705.8
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014531.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20147.58%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015349.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015318.9chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.22%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201540.10%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20158,346€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20159,259$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,542€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,152$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014898$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014686€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015413$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015376€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/11/2016B1
S&P Rating [+]09/16/2016BBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/21/2016BB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201561chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201665ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201566.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201631ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q356 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201527º
NMW [+]20151,056.3 $
Unemployment Rate [+]November 201614.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q313.1%
NMW [+]2015870.0 €
Average Wage [+]200722,337€
Average Wage [+]200730,612$
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/23/20175.87%
Prices
HICP [+]October 2016-1.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]November 2016-0.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201745ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014691.28chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201612,839
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]November 201617.57
IPI Year on Year [+]October 2014-0.4%
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/13/201419.00%
Trade
Exports [+]20151,648.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20151,829.3 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20159.34%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20155,016.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20155,566.6 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201528.44%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,367.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,737.2 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-19.09%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 20169.0%
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20156.90‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.2%
Density [+]201592chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2015848,319chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015196,167chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.850chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201671ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201684ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201530º
Birth Rate [+]201510.80‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.31chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201482.80chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20136.40‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20122.40‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.1chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201411chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20146.28chart0.502014CO2 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