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GDP Mill. € [+]201551,216M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201557,825M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015102,717$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201589,900€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q322,794€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q313,135M.€
Debt [+]201511,314 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201512,553 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201522.10%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201522,700$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201519,634 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015796 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015883 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20151.60%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201523,935.4chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201521,573.1chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2001759.0chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2001847.5chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20019.70%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20153,479.2
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,135.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.64%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015303.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015268.7chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20141.08%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201542.10%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201537,437€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201541,536$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20011,916€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20011,729$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20156,608$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20155,956€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015539$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015472€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/28/2014Aaa
S&P Rating [+]04/28/1994AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/14/2016AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201581chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201620ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201612ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q320 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201521º
NMW [+]20162,093.5 $
Unemployment Rate [+]November 20166.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q37.1%
NMW [+]20161,923.0 €
Average Wage [+]201555,553€
Average Wage [+]201561,636$
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/23/20171.70%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20160.5%
HICP [+]October 20160.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]November 2016-6.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201759ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014738.91chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201650,561
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]November 201696.98
IPI Year on Year [+]November 20142.2%
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201517.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201545.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201515,556.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201517,297.8 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201530.37%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201520,878.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201523,431.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201540.76%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-5,322.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-6,133.2 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-10.39%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 201612.4%
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20157.00‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201515.3%
Density [+]2015222chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2015576,249chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015249,325chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.892chart0.4802014HDI [+]
72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201634ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201519º
Birth Rate [+]201510.70‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.50chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201482.30chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20143.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.60‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]20144chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201419.34chart0.502014CO2 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