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GDP Mill. € [+]2016265,835M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016293,605M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201656,800€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201662,562$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q414,929€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q470,061M.€
Debt [+]2015201,134 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015223,158 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201578.60%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201542,571 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201547,864$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-4,786 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-5,310 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.90%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201575,319.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201583,567.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201210,271.9chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201213,196.9chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201213.83%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201513,946.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201515,473.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.44%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015896.9chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015993.7chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20141.32%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201529.40%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201515,942€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201517,687$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,238€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,872$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,013€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,343$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015193€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015214$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/14/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]06/05/2015A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/13/2017AB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201673chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201624ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201524.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201639º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20176.4%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q46.7%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4147 m.
NMW [+]20171,647.8 $
NMW [+]20171,563.3 €
Average Wage [+]201635,592€
Average Wage [+]201639,397$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201512º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]04/24/20170.86%
Risk Premium [+]04/24/201752
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/21/20173.41%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20170.7%
HICP [+]March 20170.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20174.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201718ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]February 2017-10.0%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 2017139,811
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201736.54
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014488.23chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201223.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201652.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016116,404.7 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015120,439.1 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201643.79%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201669,526.5 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201571,336.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.15%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201646,878.1 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201549,103.1 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201617.63%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 20159.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201667chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20164,693,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015746,260chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015601.2chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201515.79%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,025.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.916chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201612ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201515º
Birth Rate [+]201514.00‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.92chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.40‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.50chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20120.60‰
Number of homicides [+]201452chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.1chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20147.41chart0.502014CO2 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