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GDP Mill.$ [+]2015299,413M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015269,833M.€chart7,640M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201535,743$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201532,211€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q38,676€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q372,675M.€
Debt [+]2015172,915 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015191,849 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201564.08%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201522,905$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201520,642 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-8,354 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-9,268 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.10%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015119,521.1chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015107,725.2chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201114,722.6chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201110,581.1chart345.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201113.49%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20005,681.4
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201512,279.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.57%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201516,278.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201514,670.3chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.71%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201539.92%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201514,268$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201512,860€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,897$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,363€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,478€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2000903$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20151,943$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20151,751€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/11/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]09/09/2011A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/11/2016A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201561chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201627ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201579.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201689º
Innovation Ranking [+]201621ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201529º
Unemployed [+]2016Q1195 m.
NMW [+]20161,202.9 $
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q15.0%
NMW [+]20161,104.9 €
Average Wage [+]201531,993€
Average Wage [+]201535,496$
Markets
Euro / Israeli Shekel [+]12/02/20164.0772
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/01/2016-5.92%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 2016-0.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/31/20150.10%
Business
Doing Business [+]201752ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014344.58chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201517.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201550.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201557,388.9 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201563,673.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201521.27%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201558,416.5 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201564,813.1 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201521.65%chart35.72%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,027.6 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,140.1 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-0.38%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20145.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Population [+]20158,377,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Density [+]2015380chart952015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.894chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016144ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201649ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201518º
Birth Rate [+]201421.30‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20143.08chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201482.15chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012134chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20121.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU