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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016696,871M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016771,367M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,900€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201645,430$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q410,368€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4176,045M.€
Debt [+]2015440,552 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015488,792 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201565.10%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201525,947 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201528,854$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-12,759 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-14,156 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.90%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015305,355.0chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015338,791.4chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201235,576.1chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201245,735.8chart459.22014Education 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.€) [+]20158,000.0chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20158,877.0chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20142.80%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201545.10%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201517,984€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201519,953$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,123€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,730$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,488€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,870$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015473€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015524$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/07/2014Aaa
S&P Rating [+]11/20/2015AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/04/2016AAAB05/05/2011Fitch 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 [+]February 20175.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q45.4%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4488 m.
NMW [+]20171,635.5 $
NMW [+]20171,551.6 €
Average Wage [+]201549,235€
Average Wage [+]201554,626$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/24/20170.52%
Risk Premium [+]03/24/20178
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/24/20175.87%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20171.8%
HICP [+]February 20171.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 20178.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201728ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]January 20173.8%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 2017399,729
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201728.69
Motor vehicle production [+]201644,430
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014546.60chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]10/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201552.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016514,535.9 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015567,217.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201673.84%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016455,617.5 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015505,805.8 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201665.38%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201658,918.4 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201561,411.2 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.45%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]January 20171.3%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015409chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201516,979,120chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,979,486chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,364.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.66%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,361.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.922chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201621ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201616ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201510.10‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.66chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.70‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.60chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20143.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.10‰
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: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU