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GDP Mill. € [+]2016697,219M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016771,163M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,900€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201645,283$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q410,350€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4176,267M.€
Debt [+]2016434,090 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016480,494 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201662.30%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,490 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201628,211$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20162,923 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20163,235 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.40%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016304,081.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016336,587.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201235,576.1chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201245,735.8chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201211.62%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201558,951.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201565,406.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201420.86%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20158,000.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20158,877.0chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.89%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201643.60%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,856€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201619,764$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,123€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,730$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,488€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,870$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015473€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015524$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/31/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]11/20/2015AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/28/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201683chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201526.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201662º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20175.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q45.4%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4488 m.
NMW [+]20171,635.5 $
NMW [+]20171,551.6 €
Average Wage [+]201650,853€
Average Wage [+]201656,289$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]05/26/20170.57%
Risk Premium [+]05/26/201721
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/25/20179.17%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 20171.6%
HICP [+]April 20171.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 20179.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201728ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]March 2017-2.2%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 2017408,226
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 201729.05
Motor vehicle production [+]201644,430
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014546.60chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]10/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201652.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016514,535.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016569,705.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201673.80%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016455,617.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016503,414.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201665.35%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201658,918.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201666,291.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.45%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]March 20173.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016410chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201617,030,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,979,486chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,364.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.66%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,361.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015981,434chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.78%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.922chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201621ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201616ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201510.10‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.66chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.70‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.60chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.00‰
Number of homicides [+]2013125chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20130.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201511.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20149.40chart0.502014CO2 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