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GDP Mill. € [+]201625,021M.€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$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q13,318€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q16,470M.€
Debt [+]201610,038 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201611,111 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201640.10%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,148 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,638$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20163 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20164 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20169,093.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201610,065.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012706.7chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012901.6chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20128.73%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016807.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.81%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015258.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015286.3chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.49%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201636.30%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,663€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,162$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012346€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012441$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016410€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 [+]07/14/2017A3
S&P Rating [+]05/30/2014A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/28/2017A-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 [+]June 20178.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q19.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q191 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 % [+]08/15/201736.50%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]July 20172.7%
HICP [+]July 20172.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 20173.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201714ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]June 20177.8%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201716,276
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201710.37
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.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201612,100.9 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201643.74%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201612,908.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201614,268.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201651.59%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,965.6 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,168.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-7.86%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]June 20174.0%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201630chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20161,950,116chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015263,126chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,416.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201513.36%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015278.3chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015337,678chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201517.15%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.819chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201732ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201618ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201535º
Birth Rate [+]201611.20‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.70chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201614.60‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.80chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20156.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.60‰
Number of homicides [+]201581chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20154.1chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201621.8%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.05chart0.532015CO2 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