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GDP Mill. € [+]201625,018M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201627,684M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,800€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201614,060$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q43,226€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q46,353M.€
Debt [+]20158,846 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20159,815 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201536.30%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20154,493 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20154,942$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-309 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-343 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.30%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20159,022.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201510,010.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012706.7chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012901.6chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20128.73%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015822.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.81%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015258.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015286.3chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20142.20%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201537.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20154,582€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20155,084$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012346€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012441$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015414€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015130€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015144$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/13/2015A3
S&P Rating [+]05/30/2014A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/04/2016A-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201657chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201644ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201548.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201679º
Innovation Ranking [+]201634ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20179.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q49.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q491 m.
NMW [+]2017400.6 $
NMW [+]2017380.0 €
Average Wage [+]201610,173€
Average Wage [+]201413,059$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201523º
Markets
Euro / Euros [+]12/31/20130.7028
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/21/20179.97%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20173.4%
HICP [+]March 20173.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20170.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201714ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]February 201710.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 201716,693
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201710.52
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014375.54chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201619.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201610,943.2 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201512,054.4 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201643.74%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201612,908.8 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201514,312.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201651.60%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,965.6 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-2,257.6 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-7.86%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 20171.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201631chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20161,969,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015263,126chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,416.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201513.36%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015278.3chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.819chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201632ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201618ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201535º
Birth Rate [+]201511.10‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.70chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201514.40‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.80chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20156.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.60‰
Number of homicides [+]201477chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20143.9chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201621.8%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20143.69chart0.502014CO2 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