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GDP Mill.$ [+]20153,365,293M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20153,032,820M.€chart7,640M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201537,100€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201540,952$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q39,529€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q3783,065M.€
Debt [+]20152,157,880 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20152,394,167 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201571.20%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201529,158$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201526,259 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201520,923 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201523,214 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.70%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,333,861.0chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,479,918.8chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012136,487.3chart345.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012175,464.4chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201211.22%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2015316,268.5
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015285,055.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201419.65%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201539,500.7chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201535,598.2chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.19%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201544.00%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201516,232€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201518,009$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,179$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,697€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,511€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,895$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015435€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015481$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/28/2014Aaa
S&P Rating [+]08/17/1983AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/23/2016AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201581chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201528.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016105º
Innovation Ranking [+]201610ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201522º
Unemployed [+]2016Q21,776 m.
NMW [+]20161,567.7 $
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20164.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q24.2%
NMW [+]20161,440.0 €
Average Wage [+]201547,042€
Average Wage [+]201552,193$
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]12/09/20160.38%
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/08/20164.06%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20160.8%
HICP [+]October 20160.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 2016-0.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201717ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014586.81chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]October 20163,338,239
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]October 201644.95
IPI Year on Year [+]November 2014-0.5%
Motor vehicle production [+]20156,033,164
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200719.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201547.5%
Trade
Exports [+]20151,198,306.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20151,329,469.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201539.51%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015946,454.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20151,050,024.6 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201531.21%chart35.72%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015251,852.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015279,444.4 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20158.30%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 2016-1.0%
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]201511.30‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.7%
Population [+]201582,176,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Density [+]2015230chart952015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.916chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201616ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201613ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]20159.00‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.47chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.20chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20144.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.10‰
Number of homicides [+]2014716chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU