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GDP Mill. € [+]2016277,336M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015295,091M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201648,400€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201552,139$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q412,364€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q470,566M.€
Debt [+]2015107,447 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015119,212 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201540.40%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201518,826 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201521,064$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,651 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-4,050 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.30%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015149,007.5chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015165,323.8chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201121,186.5chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201129,188.2chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201115.04%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201523,720.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199810,830.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.77%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,189.1chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,462.6chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20132.97%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201554.80%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201526,108€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201528,967$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20113,803€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20115,249$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20154,191€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,042$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015561€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015612$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/27/2015Aaa
S&P Rating [+]02/27/2001AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/27/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201690chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201612ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201521.5chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201693º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20176.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q46.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4185 m.
Average Wage [+]201554,416€
Average Wage [+]201560,375$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Danish krones [+]03/24/20177.4378
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/24/20170.71%
Risk Premium [+]03/24/201727
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/24/20172.29%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20171.0%
HICP [+]February 20170.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20177.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/20/20150.05%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]January 20170.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 2017227,087
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201747.13
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014491.57chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/199225.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201555.8%
Trade
Exports [+]201686,076.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201595,292.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201631.04%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201677,281.8 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201585,522.4 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201627.87%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20168,794.1 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20159,770.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20163.17%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 2017-3.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015133chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20155,707,251chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015572,520chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,246.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201510.03%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,772.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.923chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201619ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201511º
Birth Rate [+]201510.20‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.71chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201580.80chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20145.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20143.40‰
Number of homicides [+]201458chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.0chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201512.2%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20147.10chart0.502014CO2 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