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GDP Mill. € [+]2016164,415M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016181,991M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201634,643€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,345$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q19,534€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q145,250M.€
Debt [+]201648,512 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201653,698 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201629.50%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201610,222 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201611,311$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20161,017 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20161,125 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.62%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201656,191.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201662,198.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20129,964.1chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201212,696.7chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201219.35%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201511,729.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19983,309.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.36%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20151,857.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,055.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.66%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201634.17%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201611,840€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201613,106$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,251€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,869$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,552€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998867$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015400€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015442$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/24/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]09/29/2011AANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/17/2017AAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201690chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201616ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201640º
Innovation Ranking [+]201617ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q45.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1139 m.
NMW [+]20161,795.3 $
NMW [+]20161,646.5 €
Average Wage [+]201636,289€
Average Wage [+]201539,080$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / New Zealand dollars [+]07/20/20171.5631
10-Year Bond Yield [+]07/20/20172.98%
Risk Premium [+]07/20/2017243
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/20/201711.50%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20172.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/10/20161.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014785.73chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201115.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201633.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201630,444.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201633,699.3 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.52%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201632,583.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201636,067.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201619.82%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,139.1 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,367.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.30%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201618chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20164,746,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,039,736chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015420.5chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201522.37%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,427.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015802,335chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201517.27%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.913chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201512º
Birth Rate [+]201513.27‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.99chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.87‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.46chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201441chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.43chart0.532015CO2 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