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GDP Mill. € [+]2016288,036M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016318,386M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201633,712€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201637,262$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q19,204€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q178,639M.€
Debt [+]2015172,915 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015191,849 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201564.08%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201520,642 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201522,905$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-7,206 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-7,995 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.67%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015106,912.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015118,619.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201413,377.6chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201417,776.5chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201414.28%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201612,892.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20005,681.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.57%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201616,251.1chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201617,963.5chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.21%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201539.62%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201512,763€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201514,160$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,629€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,165$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,528€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2000903$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,902€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20162,102$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/11/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]09/09/2011A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/26/2017A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201664chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201627ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201579.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201689º
Innovation Ranking [+]201621ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q14.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1166 m.
NMW [+]20171,339.4 $
NMW [+]20171,272.3 €
Average Wage [+]201633,479€
Average Wage [+]201535,496$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201529º
Markets
Euro / Israeli Shekel [+]08/23/20174.2695
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/23/2017-5.10%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]July 2017-0.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/31/20150.10%
Business
Doing Business [+]201752ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014344.58chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201517.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201650.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201654,350.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201660,160.2 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.87%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201662,187.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201668,835.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201621.59%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-7,837.3 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-8,675.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-2.72%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016387chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,544,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,011,727chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015853.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201524.01%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,685.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015342,585chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.09%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.899chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017144ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201649ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201518º
Birth Rate [+]201521.30‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.09chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.30‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.05chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015110chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.4chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.16chart0.532015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU