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GDP Mill. € [+]2015173,403M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015192,391M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,567€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20156,177$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201541,675 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201546,238 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201524.04%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,338 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,485$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,811 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-4,228 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.20%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201538,572.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201542,796.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20145,588.6chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20147,424.5chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201416.24%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.00%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,785.7chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,090.7chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.78%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201522.25%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,238€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,374$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014181€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014241$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014165€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014219$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201589€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201599$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/02/2014A3
S&P Rating [+]08/19/2013BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/24/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201635chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201669ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201643º
Innovation Ranking [+]201671ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q17.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1392 m.
NMW [+]2016249.4 $
NMW [+]2016229.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201561º
Markets
Euro / Soles [+]08/10/20173.8094
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/15/20178.88%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20163.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20151.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/10/20153.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201754ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]April 20143.6%
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014105.43chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201630.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201633,279.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201636,837.5 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201517.79%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201632,754.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201636,256.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201519.71%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016525.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016581.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-1.92%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201524chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201531,148,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201590,881chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,725.1chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.29%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015265.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,409,676chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.53%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.734chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201771ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201680ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201548º
Birth Rate [+]201519.60‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.43chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.62‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.78chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,247chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20157.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.68chart0.532015CO2 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