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GDP Mill.$ [+]201586,629M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201680,965M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201515,979$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201514,500€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q33,739€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q420,455M.€
Debt [+]201541,293 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201545,815 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201552.50%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20158,389$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20157,610 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,130 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,364 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.70%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201535,850.4chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201539,776.0chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20123,665.7chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20122,862.6chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20129.79%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20154,879.6
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20154,398.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.95%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015965.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015877.0chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.42%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201545.60%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20157,330$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20156,607€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012678$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012528€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015900$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015811€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015178$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015162€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/04/2013A2
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
Unemployed [+]2016Q3264 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201534º
NMW [+]2017458.5 $
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20168.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q39.5%
NMW [+]2017435.0 €
Average Wage [+]201511,779$
Average Wage [+]201510,616€
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/24/2017-2.66%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20170.7%
HICP [+]January 20170.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 2016-1.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201733ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014419.18chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 201788,102
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]January 201718.56
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20163.0%
Motor vehicle production [+]20151,000,001
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.1%
Trade
Exports [+]201670,067.8 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201575,583.7 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201586.42%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201668,081.8 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201573,509.3 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201584.25%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20161,986.2 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20152,074.4 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20152.17%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20164.3%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,137.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015683.7chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.90‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201512.3%
Density [+]2015111chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20155,426,252chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015177,190chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
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 [+]
Life expectancy [+]201477.00chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20144.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20141.90‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.1chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201458chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
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