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GDP Mill. € [+]2016174,452M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015185,156M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201616,500€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201517,570$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q44,155€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q443,851M.€
Debt [+]201567,952 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201575,392 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201540.30%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20156,439 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20157,081$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,049 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,164 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-0.60%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201570,082.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201577,756.8chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20126,883.1chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20128,841.9chart466.32014Education 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.€) [+]20151,603.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,778.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20142.88%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201542.00%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20156,640€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20157,368$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012657€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012842$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015992€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998325$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015152€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015169$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/14/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]08/24/2011AA-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/07/2017A+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 [+]February 20173.4%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q43.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4192 m.
NMW [+]2017422.0 $
NMW [+]2017407.1 €
Average Wage [+]201612,210€
Average Wage [+]201512,931$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201525º
Markets
Euro / Czech Koruna [+]04/21/201726.9330
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/21/20176.10%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20172.6%
HICP [+]March 20172.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20173.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/02/20120.05%
Business
Doing Business [+]201727ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]February 20176.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 2017268,154
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201727.99
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,349,896
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014535.75chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201521.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201631.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016147,149.9 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015158,163.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201684.35%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016128,708.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015140,479.2 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201673.78%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201618,441.7 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201517,684.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201610.57%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 20170.6%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015134chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,553,843chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015405,093chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]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 [+]20154.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.50‰
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