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GDP Mill. € [+]2016184,934M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016204,761M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201617,900€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201619,861$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q14,593€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q147,353M.€
Debt [+]2016241,061 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016266,830 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016130.40%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,382 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,899$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-3,722 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,120 M.$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.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20148,871.3chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201411,788.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.89%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201610,960.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201612,131.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.91%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,404.0chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,769.0chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.02%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201645.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,083€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,947$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014851€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,133$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,060€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,173$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016329€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016366$chart9$2016Defence 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 [+]June 20179.0%
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 [+]08/18/20172.77%
Risk Premium [+]08/18/2017237
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/18/201710.83%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]July 20170.9%
HICP [+]July 20171.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 20172.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201725ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]June 20170.5%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017215,892
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201725.03
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.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.20%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201661,068.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201667,567.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201633.02%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-10,760.3 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-11,905.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.82%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]June 20175.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016112chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,309,573chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015837,257chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20154,367.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20158.10%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,303.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,306,321chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201522.30%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.830chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201631ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201538º
Birth Rate [+]20168.40‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.31chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201610.70‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.30chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20132.20‰
Number of homicides [+]2015100chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.0chart6.02015Rate 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