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GDP Mill. € [+]20169,898M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201610,953M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201622,700€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201625,214$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2015Q35,128€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2015Q32,202M.€
Debt [+]20165,767 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20166,383 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201658.30%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201613,275 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201614,700$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016102 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016113 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.00%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,770.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,173.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012484.0chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012622.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201215.26%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014546.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2014726.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.64%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201553.2chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201559.0chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.41%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,679€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,607$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,156€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,490$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,328€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,776$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015123€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015137$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/02/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]10/14/2016A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/17/2017AB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201655chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201648ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201540.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201667º
Innovation Ranking [+]201626ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20174.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q44.2%
Unemployed [+]2016Q49 m.
NMW [+]2017775.4 $
NMW [+]2017735.6 €
Average Wage [+]201520,943€
Average Wage [+]201523,236$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201533º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/25/2017-0.03%
Prices
HICP [+]April 20171.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20172.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201776ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]March 20174.6%
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014733.72chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20162,725.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20163,016.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.54%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20165,599.3 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20166,188.6 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201656.57%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,873.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-3,171.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-29.03%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]March 20174.9%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20151,358chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]2015434,403chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201541,442chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015167.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20159.54%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201581.2chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015103,392chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201523.80%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.839chart0.4802014HDI [+]
72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016108ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201547º
Birth Rate [+]201510.00‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.45chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.00‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.90chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20150.90‰
Number of homicides [+]20146chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.4chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20145.61chart0.502014CO2 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