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GDP Mill. € [+]20162,228,857M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20162,463,222M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201633,300€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,128$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q18,427€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q1564,275M.€
Debt [+]20162,147,418 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,376,977 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201696.00%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201632,166 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201636,603$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-75,893 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-84,006 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.40%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,257,171.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,391,562.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012115,479.0chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012148,456.7chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20129.74%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015188,608.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2015209,261.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.69%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201545,855.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201550,881.8chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.32%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201656.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201618,831€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201620,844$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,760€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,342$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,840€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,151$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015690€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015791$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/18/2015Aa2
S&P Rating [+]11/08/2013AANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/03/2017AAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201669chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201622ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201533.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201695º
Innovation Ranking [+]201618ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20179.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q110.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q12,946 m.
NMW [+]20171,560.4 $
NMW [+]20171,480.3 €
Average Wage [+]201638,049€
Average Wage [+]201642,117$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201514º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]06/29/20170.77%
Risk Premium [+]06/29/201735
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/28/20178.03%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20170.8%
HICP [+]May 20170.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]April 20173.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201729ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]April 20170.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]May 20172,044,442
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]May 201737.76
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,082,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014577.67chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201420.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201655.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016452,820.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016501,262.8 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201620.35%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016517,475.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016573,021.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.25%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-64,654.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-71,759.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-2.91%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]April 20172.0%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015122chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201566,759,950chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20157,784,418chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201523,347.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.66%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201520,864.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,145,975chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.21%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.888chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201751ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201617ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201516º
Birth Rate [+]201512.00‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.96chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.90‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20123.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.90‰
Number of homicides [+]2014792chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.2chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201513.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.09chart0.532015CO2 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