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GDP Mill. € [+]201620,916M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201623,152M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201615,900€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201617,594$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q44,081€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q45,370M.€
Debt [+]20152,036 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20152,259 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201510.10%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,547 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,743$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201527 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201530 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.10%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20158,168.2chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20159,062.6chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012859.6chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20121,109.4chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201212.06%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015973.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20151,080.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.54%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015412.0chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015461.9chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]2013108.70%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201540.30%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20156,207€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20156,887$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012647€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012837$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015742€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015823$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015313€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015351$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/24/2015A1
S&P Rating [+]08/09/2011AA-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/18/2016A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201670chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201630ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201543.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201638º
Innovation Ranking [+]201624ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20166.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q46.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q445 m.
NMW [+]2017495.4 $
NMW [+]2017470.0 €
Average Wage [+]201512,926€
Average Wage [+]201514,341$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201516º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/29/20174.54%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20162.2%
HICP [+]February 20173.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20175.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201712ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]January 20176.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 201722,659
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201721.08
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014570.09chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/200920.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201521.3%
Trade
Exports [+]201611,896.6 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201512,905.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201656.88%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201613,499.5 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201514,510.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201664.54%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,602.9 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,604.4 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-7.66%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]January 20171.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201529chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20151,315,944chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015202,348chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015445.5chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201515.38%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015176.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.861chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201636ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201622ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201523º
Birth Rate [+]201510.60‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.58chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201511.60‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.00chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.40‰
Number of homicides [+]201441chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20143.1chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201521.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201415.14chart0.502014CO2 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