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GDP Mill. € [+]2016184,934M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016204,761M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201617,900€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201619,800$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q44,529€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q147,374M.€
Debt [+]2016241,061 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016266,830 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016130.40%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,310 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,820$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-3,722 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,120 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.00%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201683,335.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201692,244.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20119,022.0chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201112,553.3chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201110.25%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201510,488.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201511,637.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.91%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,321.3chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,686.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.16%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201645.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,059€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,920$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2011855€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,189$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,011€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,122$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015320€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015356$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/25/2014Ba1
S&P Rating [+]09/18/2015BB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/16/2017BB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201662chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201638ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201529.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201675º
Innovation Ranking [+]201630ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20179.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q110.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1524 m.
NMW [+]2017685.0 $
NMW [+]2017649.8 €
Average Wage [+]201617,521€
Average Wage [+]201619,394$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201538º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]06/28/20173.13%
Risk Premium [+]06/28/2017273
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/28/201710.86%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20171.5%
HICP [+]May 20171.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]May 20174.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201725ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]April 2017-0.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]May 2017214,421
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]May 201724.76
Motor vehicle production [+]2016143,096
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014548.94chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201123.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201661.3%
Trade
Exports [+]201650,308.6 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201655,661.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.20%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201661,068.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201667,567.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201633.02%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-10,760.3 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-11,905.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.82%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]April 20176.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015112chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201510,341,330chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015837,257chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20154,367.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20158.10%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,303.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,306,321chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201522.30%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.830chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201631ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201538º
Birth Rate [+]20158.30‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.31chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201510.50‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.30chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20132.20‰
Number of homicides [+]201492chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201519.5%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.91chart0.532015CO2 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