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GDP Mill. € [+]20164,461,689M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20164,938,644M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201635,159€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,917$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q49,017€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4982,420M.€
Debt [+]20159,398,439 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201510,427,568 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015237.97%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201574,016 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201582,131$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-138,771 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-153,966 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.51%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,446,998.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,605,445.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013140,903.0chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013196,870.5chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20139.58%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015353,578.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]1998213,704.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201420.28%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201536,839.1chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201540,873.0chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20135.18%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201536.64%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201511,396€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201512,643$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,107€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,546$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,782€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,690$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015290€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015322$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/30/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]09/16/2015A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/22/2016AB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201672chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201536.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201691º
Innovation Ranking [+]201616ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20172.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q42.9%
Unemployed [+]2016Q41,950 m.
NMW [+]20151,155.5 $
NMW [+]2015959.9 €
Average Wage [+]201642,517€
Average Wage [+]201541,352$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Japanese yen [+]04/21/2017116.7200
10-Year Bond Yield [+]04/24/20170.02%
Risk Premium [+]04/24/2017-32
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/24/2017-1.25%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20160.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]November 2016-2.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/05/20100.10%
Business
Doing Business [+]201734ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]February 20179.7%
Motor vehicle production [+]20169,204,590
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014607.21chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20158.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201656.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2015563,261.5 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015624,938.7 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201514.26%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015584,492.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015648,494.1 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201514.80%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-21,230.6 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-23,555.4 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-0.54%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016336chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2016126,901,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,043,877chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20153,670.2chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.61%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158,866.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.891chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016111ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]20148.00‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.42chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201410.00‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201483.59chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014395chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.3chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201410.10chart0.502014CO2 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