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GDP Mill. € [+]2016944,983M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,046,002M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,809€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,644$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q41,954€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4236,396M.€
Debt [+]2016549,146 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016607,849 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201658.10%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20164,538 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,022$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-27,249 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-30,162 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.88%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016246,104.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016272,413.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201143,298.5chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201160,271.5chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201119.01%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201530,476.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199810,369.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.58%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20157,019.9chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,788.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20003.70%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201626.04%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,034€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,251$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2011374€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2011521$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015253€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998105$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201558€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201564$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/31/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]12/19/2013BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/09/2016BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201630chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201657ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016
Innovation Ranking [+]201661ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20173.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q43.5%
Unemployed [+]2016Q41,911,126 m.
NMW [+]201784.1 $
NMW [+]201779.7 €
Average Wage [+]20165,459€
Average Wage [+]20156,671$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201558º
Markets
Euro / Mexican pesos [+]04/28/201720.7500
10-Year Bond Yield [+]04/28/20177.19%
Risk Premium [+]04/28/2017688
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/28/20177.93%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20175.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20179.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/30/20176.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201747ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]February 2017-0.3%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 20171,090,595
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]March 201713.85
Motor vehicle production [+]20163,597,462
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014298.66chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201016.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2015343,192.5 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015380,772.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201533.08%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015365,282.1 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015405,280.5 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.21%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-22,089.7 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-24,508.5 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-2.13%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201562chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]2015121,006,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,193,155chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201526,171.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.99%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,751.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.756chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016140ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201666ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201533º
Birth Rate [+]201418.79‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.24chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20144.79‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201476.72chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20114.90‰
Number of homicides [+]201419,669chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201415.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20143.70chart0.502014CO2 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