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GDP Mill. € [+]2016287,638M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016318,386M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201633,665€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201637,262$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q48,849€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q475,603M.€
Debt [+]2015172,915 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015191,849 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201564.08%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201520,642 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201522,905$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-7,206 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-7,995 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201110,581.2chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201114,722.6chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201113.49%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201512,279.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20005,681.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.57%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201514,506.7chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201516,096.9chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201514.61%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201539.62%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201512,763€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201514,160$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,363€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,897$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,478€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2000903$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20151,732€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20151,922$chart8$2015Defence 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 [+]2016Q44.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4182 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 [+]05/24/20174.0179
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/24/2017-3.55%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 20170.7%
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.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.90%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201662,187.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201668,835.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201621.62%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-7,837.3 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-8,675.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-2.72%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016387chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,544,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,011,727chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015853.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201524.01%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,685.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015342,585chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.09%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.894chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016144ºchart72º2016Global 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 [+]2012134chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20121.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20148.28chart0.502014CO2 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