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GDP Mill. € [+]20151,642,444M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20151,815,759M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201529,867$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201527,000€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q36,889€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q3417,911M.€
Debt [+]20152,172,673 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20152,410,581 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015132.30%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201539,514$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201535,814 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-42,931 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-47,632 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.60%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015918,421.9chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015827,780.0chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201194,337.1chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201167,799.8chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20118.43%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2015124,024.3
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015111,784.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.65%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201523,762.3chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201521,494.2chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.44%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201550.40%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201513,645€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201515,139$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,130€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,589$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,040$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,839€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015391$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015353€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/07/2016Baa2
S&P Rating [+]12/05/2014BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/21/2016BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201544chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201643ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201543.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201654º
Innovation Ranking [+]201629ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q32,808 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201535º
Unemployment Rate [+]November 201611.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q311.0%
Average Wage [+]201530,710€
Average Wage [+]201534,073$
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]01/19/20171.98%
Risk Premium [+]01/19/2017159
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/19/20171.33%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20160.5%
HICP [+]October 2016-0.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]November 2016-0.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201750ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014689.95chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20161,816,635
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]November 201633.14
IPI Year on Year [+]October 2014-2.5%
Motor vehicle production [+]2016572,740
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]10/01/201322.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201548.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2015413,881.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015459,067.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201525.20%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015368,715.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015408,932.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201522.45%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201545,166.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201550,135.6 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20152.75%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 20161.4%
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]201510.70‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201519.9%
Density [+]2015201chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201560,665,551chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20155,788,875chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.873chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201639ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201650ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201537º
Birth Rate [+]20158.00‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.37chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201483.20chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20143.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20140.90‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.8chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014475chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20145.50chart0.502014CO2 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