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GDP Mill. € [+]201680,958M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201689,612M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201614,900€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201616,515$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q43,769€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q420,451M.€
Debt [+]201642,053 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201646,549 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201651.90%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20167,750 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20168,571$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,362 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,507 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.70%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201633,706.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201637,309.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20122,862.6chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20123,680.0chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20129.79%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20154,398.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20154,879.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.95%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015877.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015973.1chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.42%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.60%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,212€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,876$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012528€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012681$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015811€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015900$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015162€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015180$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/07/2017A2
S&P Rating [+]07/31/2015A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/10/2017A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201651chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201667ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201542.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201687º
Innovation Ranking [+]201637ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20178.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q49.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4252 m.
NMW [+]2017458.5 $
NMW [+]2017435.0 €
Average Wage [+]201610,918€
Average Wage [+]201612,085$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201534º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/26/2017-1.76%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20171.0%
HICP [+]March 20171.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20173.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201733ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]February 20172.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 201790,955
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]March 201719.09
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,040,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014419.18chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.1%
Trade
Exports [+]201670,078.9 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201575,583.7 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201686.56%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201668,150.2 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201573,509.3 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201684.18%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20161,928.7 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20152,074.4 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20162.38%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 20174.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015111chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20155,426,252chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015177,190chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,137.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.27%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015683.7chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.844chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201624ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201694ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201540º
Birth Rate [+]201510.30‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.40chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.90‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.70chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.80‰
Number of homicides [+]201458chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.1chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201512.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20146.36chart0.502014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU