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GDP Mill. € [+]2016175,888M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016194,690M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201616,310€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201618,054$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q44,054€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q443,712M.€
Debt [+]2015311,673 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015345,801 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015177.40%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201528,902 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201531,912$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-13,237 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-14,686 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-7.50%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201597,347.0chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015108,006.5chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20057,901.4chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20059,843.2chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20059.17%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20158,745.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20159,702.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.98%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,582.5chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,094.3chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.83%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201555.40%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20159,027€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201510,016$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2005718€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2005897$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015805€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015894$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015423€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015469$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/14/2016Caa3
S&P Rating [+]01/22/2016B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/24/2017CCCB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201644chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201681ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201552.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201692º
Innovation Ranking [+]201640ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]December 201623.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q423.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q41,124 m.
NMW [+]2017720.8 $
NMW [+]2017683.8 €
Average Wage [+]201520,296€
Average Wage [+]201522,519$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201540º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/24/20177.40%
Risk Premium [+]03/24/2017696
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/24/2017-1.24%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20171.3%
HICP [+]February 20171.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 20176.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201761ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]January 20177.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 201781,515
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 20178.17
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014594.54chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]06/01/201624.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201550.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201625,435.4 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201528,617.2 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201614.46%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201644,012.6 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201548,417.4 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.02%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-18,577.3 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-19,800.1 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.56%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20162.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201582chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,783,748chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,242,514chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015428.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.52%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,317.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.865chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201682ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201692ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201579º
Birth Rate [+]20158.50‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.33chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201511.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.10chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20144.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20131.50‰
Number of homicides [+]2014107chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.0chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201521.4%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20146.40chart0.502014CO2 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