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GDP Mill. € [+]2016842,396M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016932,448M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,256€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,604$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q1897€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q1232,096M.€
Debt [+]2016234,679 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016259,767 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201627.85%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016907 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,004$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-20,896 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-23,130 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.48%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016141,381.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016156,494.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201323,130.5chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201330,859.7chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201317.59%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20147,199.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]1998675.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.73%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20156,884.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,632.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.12%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201616.78%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016547€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016605$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201393€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013124$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201429€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19983$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201527€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201530$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/08/2017Baa3
S&P Rating [+]05/19/2017BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/21/2016BBB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201637chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201637ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201575.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201630º
Innovation Ranking [+]201688ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q15.5%
Unemployed [+]2016Q37,032 m.
NMW [+]2013137.8 $
NMW [+]2013104.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201569º
Markets
Euro / Indonesian rupiah [+]05/23/201714,916.2400
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/23/20178.19%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20157.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/16/20166.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201791ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,177,389
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201482.78chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201630.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016130,535.5 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016144,489.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.50%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016122,552.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016135,652.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201614.55%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20167,983.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20168,836.9 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.95%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016135chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]2016258,705,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015328,846chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20159,631.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.13%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015834.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20153,876,739chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.52%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.684chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201642ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201688ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201574º
Birth Rate [+]201519.58‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.44chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.17‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201569.07chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,277chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.5chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20141.80chart0.502014CO2 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