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GDP Mill. € [+]201654,195M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201659,988M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201692,900€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016104,101$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q424,012€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q413,837M.€
Debt [+]201610,853 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201612,013 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201620.00%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201618,834 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201620,820$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016845 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016935 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.60%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201622,302.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201624,686.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2001856.3chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2001759.0chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20019.70%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,135.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20153,479.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.64%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015279.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015303.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.37%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201638,703€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201642,840$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20011,938€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20011,729$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20155,956€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20156,608$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015491€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015539$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]04/28/1994AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/14/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201681chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201620ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201612ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20176.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q45.9%
Unemployed [+]2016Q417 m.
NMW [+]20172,106.7 $
NMW [+]20171,998.6 €
Average Wage [+]201656,197€
Average Wage [+]201662,205$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201521º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/26/20174.50%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20171.8%
HICP [+]April 20172.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 2017-3.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201759ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]March 20171.1%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 201750,568
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 201797.86
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014738.91chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201517.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201614,277.3 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201615,813.2 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201626.34%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201619,550.7 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201621,656.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201636.07%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,273.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,843.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.73%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]March 20177.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015222chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]2015576,249chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015249,325chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,613.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201543.27%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,232.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201561,058chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201510.60%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.892chart0.4802014HDI [+]
72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201634ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201519º
Birth Rate [+]201510.70‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.47chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.00‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.40‰
Number of homicides [+]20144chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201515.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201419.34chart0.502014CO2 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