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GDP Mill. € [+]201618,130M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201516,718M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201654,521€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201550,277$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q212,867€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q24,279M.€
Debt [+]201510,183 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201511,299 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201567.59%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201530,624 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201533,983$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-126 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-140 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-0.80%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20156,489.8chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,200.4chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2011741.8chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20111,031.9chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201115.42%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20151,191.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.73%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201213.6chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201217.5chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20120.36%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201542.90%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201519,516€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201521,654$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,322€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20113,229$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,619$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201242€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201254$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/01/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]03/17/2017ANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/13/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201678chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201629ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201523.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201696º
Innovation Ranking [+]201613ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20173.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q42.5%
Unemployed [+]2016Q45 m.
Average Wage [+]201550,858€
Average Wage [+]201556,427$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201520º
Markets
Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]03/24/2017119.2700
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/24/20174.82%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.9%
HICP [+]February 2017-0.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/14/20165.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201720ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 201718,822
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201763.33
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014783.86chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201524.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201544.4%
Trade
Exports [+]20163,960.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20154,745.3 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201621.84%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,486.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20155,294.6 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.74%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-526.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-549.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-2.90%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20153chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2015332,529chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201537,522chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015190.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.28%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015126.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.899chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201512.50‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.60‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.50chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20114.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20111.60‰
Number of homicides [+]20131chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20130.3chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]20159.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201411.55chart0.502014CO2 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