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Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]201642,682M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201638,560M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201614,776$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201613,349€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q43,404€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q49,833M.€
Debt [+]201515,940 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201517,685 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.70%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20156,055$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20155,518 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-76 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-84 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-0.20%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201513,089.7chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201514,523.0chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20117,705.7chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20115,534.2chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201112.34%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20151,827.1
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,646.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.36%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015471.6chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015427.4chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.24%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201535.10%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20155,028$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20154,532€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,545$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,823€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015625$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015564€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015162$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015148€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/08/2015A3
S&P Rating [+]04/11/2014A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/23/2016A-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
Unemployed [+]2016Q3111 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201518º
NMW [+]2017400.6 $
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20168.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q37.5%
NMW [+]2017380.0 €
Average Wage [+]20159,567$
Average Wage [+]20158,623€
Markets
Euro / Euros [+]12/31/20143.4528
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/21/20170.35%
Prices
HICP [+]January 20172.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 20170.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201721ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014715.44chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 201720,589
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20169.48
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20165.2%
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]09/01/200921.00%
Trade
Exports [+]201622,536.5 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201525,573.1 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201658.45%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201624,569.7 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201528,277.8 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201663.72%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,033.3 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-2,704.7 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.27%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20166.6%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,373.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015208.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]201514.40‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201522.2%
Density [+]201544chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20152,888,558chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015136,036chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
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 [+]20141.63chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201474.70chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20147.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20143.30‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20145.5chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014159chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
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