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GDP Mill. € [+]2016112,399M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016125,675M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,500€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,784$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q42,928€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q428,784M.€
Debt [+]201683,665 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201692,608 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201674.10%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20168,511 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20169,473$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,076 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,298 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.80%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201653,356.4chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201659,060.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20114,683.2chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20116,507.7chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20119.30%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20155,128.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19982,404.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.14%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015921.8chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,022.6chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.94%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201647.50%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,428€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,008$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2011469€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2011652$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015520€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998234$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201593€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015104$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/04/2016Baa3
S&P Rating [+]09/16/2016BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/12/2017BBB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201648chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201663ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201549.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201653º
Innovation Ranking [+]201633ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20174.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q44.4%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4205 m.
NMW [+]2017434.1 $
NMW [+]2017411.5 €
Average Wage [+]201610,635€
Average Wage [+]201511,353$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201532º
Markets
Euro / Hungarian forints [+]05/23/2017308.4800
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/23/20178.52%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20172.9%
HICP [+]April 20172.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20176.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/25/20160.90%
Business
Doing Business [+]201741ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]March 20179.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 2017101,803
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 201713.02
Motor vehicle production [+]2016472,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014366.95chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201227.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201633.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201692,138.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016101,980.5 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201681.97%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201684,637.4 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201693,690.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201675.30%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20167,500.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20168,290.3 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20166.67%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]March 20173.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015106chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20159,830,485chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015449,632chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20154,021.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.57%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015916.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015595,937chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.06%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.828chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201619ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016101ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201539º
Birth Rate [+]20159.40‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.45chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201513.40‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.70chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]2014146chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.5chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201614.5%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.40chart0.502014CO2 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