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GDP Mill. € [+]2016174,412M.€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$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q14,250€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q144,850M.€
Debt [+]201664,946 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201671,888 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201637.20%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,154 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,796$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20161,019 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20161,128 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.60%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201669,577.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201677,015.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (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.) [+]20152.90%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.90%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,593€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20167,297$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012657€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012842$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 [+]May 20173.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q13.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1184 m.
NMW [+]2017422.0 $
NMW [+]2017407.1 €
Average Wage [+]201612,210€
Average Wage [+]201512,931$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201525º
Markets
Euro / Czech Koruna [+]07/24/201726.0240
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/24/20179.34%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20172.3%
HICP [+]June 20172.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 20171.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/02/20120.05%
Business
Doing Business [+]201727ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]May 201710.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017271,366
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]May 201728.52
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.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016162,797.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201684.37%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016128,708.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016142,215.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201673.80%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201618,441.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201620,582.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201610.57%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]May 20175.8%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016134chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,578,820chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015405,093chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,693.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.84%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,013.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015932,582chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.84%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.870chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201677ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201522º
Birth Rate [+]201610.70‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.57chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201610.20‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.70chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.50‰
Number of homicides [+]201579chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.8chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]20159.7%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201510.54chart0.532015CO2 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