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GDP Mill. € [+]201618,130M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201620,047M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201653,958€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201659,629$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q415,717€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q45,281M.€
Debt [+]201510,293 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201511,420 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201568.05%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201530,954 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201534,347$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20163,120 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20163,454 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]201617.20%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20167,473.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20168,272.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2011741.8chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20111,032.6chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201115.42%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,073.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20151,191.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.73%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201213.6chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201217.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20120.36%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201622,244€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201624,622$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,322€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20113,231$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,262€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,619$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201242€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201254$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/01/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]03/17/2017ANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/13/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201678chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201629ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201523.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201696º
Innovation Ranking [+]201613ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20172.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q42.5%
Unemployed [+]2016Q45 m.
Average Wage [+]201663,236€
Average Wage [+]201669,996$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201520º
Markets
Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]04/28/2017116.0500
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/28/201710.75%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.9%
HICP [+]March 2017-1.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/14/20165.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201720ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 201718,833
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]March 201762.92
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014783.86chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201524.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201644.4%
Trade
Exports [+]20164,026.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20154,745.3 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201622.21%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,987.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20155,294.6 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201627.51%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-961.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-549.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.30%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20163chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2016336,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201537,522chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]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