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GDP Mill. € [+]2016174,452M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015185,156M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201616,500€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201517,570$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q34,147€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q343,764M.€
Debt [+]201567,952 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201575,392 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201540.30%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20156,439 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20157,081$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,049 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,164 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-0.60%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201570,082.7chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201577,756.8chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20126,883.1chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20128,841.9chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20129.74%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201510,457.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19983,344.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.91%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20151,603.4chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,778.1chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20142.88%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201542.00%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20156,640€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20157,368$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012657€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012842$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015992€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998325$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015152€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015169$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/14/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]08/24/2011AA-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/14/2016A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201655chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201631ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201537.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201677º
Innovation Ranking [+]201627ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20173.4%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q34.0%
Unemployed [+]2016Q3213 m.
NMW [+]2017422.0 $
NMW [+]2017407.1 €
Average Wage [+]201511,655€
Average Wage [+]201512,931$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201525º
Markets
Euro / Czech Koruna [+]03/24/201727.0210
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/24/20176.61%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20172.5%
HICP [+]February 20172.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20173.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/02/20120.05%
Business
Doing Business [+]201727ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]January 20174.3%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 2017264,167
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201727.99
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,349,896
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014535.75chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201521.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201531.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016147,150.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015158,163.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201684.35%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016128,708.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015140,479.2 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201673.78%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201618,441.8 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201517,684.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201610.57%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]January 20175.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015134chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,553,843chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015405,093chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,693.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.84%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,013.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.870chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201677ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201522º
Birth Rate [+]201510.50‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.57chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201510.50‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.70chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20144.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.50‰
Number of homicides [+]201469chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]20159.7%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201410.40chart0.502014CO2 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