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GDP Mill. € [+]2016214,062M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016236,883M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201639,000€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201643,169$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q110,063€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q155,605M.€
Debt [+]2016136,054 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016150,598 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201663.60%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201624,794 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201627,456$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,100 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,538 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.90%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016120,147.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016132,990.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201214,370.2chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201218,474.0chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201212.81%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201614,955.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201516,740.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.35%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,686.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,980.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.16%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201656.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201621,895€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201624,236$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,654€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20123,420$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,725€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,059$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015490€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015543$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/03/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]10/10/2014AA+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/17/2017AA+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201689chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201517.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201625º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]June 20178.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q19.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1248 m.
Average Wage [+]201643,816€
Average Wage [+]201648,500$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]07/28/20170.52%
Risk Premium [+]07/28/2017-1
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/27/20176.75%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20170.8%
HICP [+]June 20170.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 20172.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201713ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]May 20174.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017117,911
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201724.94
Motor vehicle production [+]201655,280
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014686.09chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201324.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201658.9%
Trade
Exports [+]201652,222.5 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201657,696.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201624.40%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201654,662.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201660,398.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.54%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,439.6 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,701.6 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.14%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]June 20173.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201616chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,503,297chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015315,881chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015806.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.76%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015921.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015295,077chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.38%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.883chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201717ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201514º
Birth Rate [+]20169.60‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.65chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.80‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.60chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.50‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.50‰
Number of homicides [+]201588chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.6chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201611.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.81chart0.532015CO2 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