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GDP Mill. € [+]201515,130M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201516,718M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201550,277$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201545,700€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q212,867€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q24,279M.€
Debt [+]201510,183 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201511,299 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201567.59%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201533,983$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201530,624 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-126 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-140 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-0.80%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,200.4chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20156,489.8chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20111,031.9chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2011741.8chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201115.42%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20151,191.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.73%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201217.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201213.6chart81.92015Defence 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$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,322€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20113,229$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,619$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201254$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201242€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/01/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]01/13/2017A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/13/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201579chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201629ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201523.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201696º
Innovation Ranking [+]201613ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q35 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201520º
Unemployment Rate [+]November 20162.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q32.6%
Average Wage [+]201550,858€
Average Wage [+]201556,427$
Markets
Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]01/16/2017121.1800
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/16/20171.07%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.9%
HICP [+]October 20160.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/14/20165.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201720ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014783.86chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]November 201618,650
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]November 201662.64
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201524.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201544.4%
Trade
Exports [+]20154,198.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20154,745.3 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201527.75%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20154,104.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20155,294.6 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.12%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201594.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-549.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20150.62%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20156.60‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]20159.6%
Density [+]20153chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2015332,529chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201537,522chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
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 [+]20141.93chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201482.90chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20114.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20111.60‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20130.3chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]20131chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
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