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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,157,043M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,280,731M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,066€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,929$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2015196,257 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015217,748 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201515.94%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,339 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,518$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-41,612 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-46,168 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.38%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015433,432.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015480,892.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201270,133.9chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201290,162.4chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201211.15%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201451,427.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199811,674.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.49%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201559,856.9chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201566,418.7chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.86%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201535.21%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,958€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,282$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012489€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012629$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014358€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]199879$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015408€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015463$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/17/2017Ba1
S&P Rating [+]01/26/2015BB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/31/2017BBB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201629chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201645ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201580.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201634º
Innovation Ranking [+]201643ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]May 20175.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q35.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q44,106 m.
NMW [+]201685.1 $
NMW [+]201676.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201526º
Markets
Euro / Russian Rubles [+]07/25/201769.9831
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/25/2017-13.84%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20174.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/03/201511.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201740ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,303,989
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014345.26chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200618.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201513.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016254,607.5 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016281,825.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201622.01%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016172,920.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016191,406.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201614.95%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201681,686.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201690,419.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20167.06%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20168chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]2016143,440,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201511,643,276chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,869.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20157.95%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201514,647.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201510,576,766chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.22%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.798chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017151ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201675ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201565º
Birth Rate [+]201513.30‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.78chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201513.00‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201570.91chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20166.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20164.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201516,232chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201511.3chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201512.27chart0.532015CO2 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