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GDP Mill. € [+]201638,631M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201642,749M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201613,500€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201614,890$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q43,457€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q49,925M.€
Debt [+]201615,536 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201617,197 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201640.20%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,411 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,986$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016101 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016112 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.30%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201613,213.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201614,626.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20115,534.2chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20117,708.7chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201112.34%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,646.8
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20151,827.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.36%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015427.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015474.2chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.24%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201634.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,603€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,095$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,823€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,546$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015564€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015625$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015148€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015163$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/08/2015A3
S&P Rating [+]04/11/2014A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/10/2017A-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201659chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201636ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201543.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201697º
Innovation Ranking [+]201636ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20178.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q47.7%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4112 m.
NMW [+]2017400.6 $
NMW [+]2017380.0 €
Average Wage [+]20158,623€
Average Wage [+]20159,567$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201518º
Markets
Euro / Euros [+]12/31/20143.4528
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/27/20173.53%
Prices
HICP [+]March 20173.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20175.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201721ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]February 20175.8%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 201721,242
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]March 201710.18
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014715.44chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]09/01/200921.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201615.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201622,608.9 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201525,573.1 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201658.53%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201624,835.7 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201528,277.8 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201664.29%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,226.8 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-2,704.7 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.76%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 20175.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201644chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20162,871,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015136,036chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,373.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.71%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015208.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.839chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201637ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201625ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201563º
Birth Rate [+]201510.80‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.70chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201514.40‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.60chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20153.20‰
Number of homicides [+]2014159chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20145.5chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201522.2%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.11chart0.502014CO2 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