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GDP Mill. € [+]201538,570M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201542,798M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201520,747$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201518,700€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q34,816€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q39,940M.€
Debt [+]201532,071 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]201535,582 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201583.10%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201517,241$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201515,537 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,031 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,144 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.70%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201520,456.5chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201518,437.6chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20122,619.1chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20122,037.3chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201212.63%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20152,581.8
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20152,327.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.83%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015407.2chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015367.0chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20122.78%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201547.80%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20158,932€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20159,910$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012990€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,274$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,252$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,128€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015197$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015178€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/16/2016Baa3
S&P Rating [+]06/17/2016ANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/23/2016A-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201560chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201659ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201531.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016
Innovation Ranking [+]201632ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q373 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201515º
NMW [+]2016860.9 $
Unemployment Rate [+]November 20167.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q37.4%
NMW [+]2016790.7 €
Average Wage [+]201518,109€
Average Wage [+]201520,092$
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]01/20/20172.83%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20160.5%
HICP [+]October 20160.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]November 2016-0.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201730ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014568.46chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201663,674
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]November 201636.34
IPI Year on Year [+]November 20142.8%
Motor vehicle production [+]2015133,092
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/201322.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201561.1%
Trade
Exports [+]201528,820.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201531,949.4 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201574.72%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201526,789.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201529,706.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201569.46%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20152,031.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20152,243.4 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20155.27%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 201612.0%
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20159.60‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.3%
Density [+]2015102chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20152,064,188chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015235,966chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.880chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201610ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201526º
Birth Rate [+]201510.00‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.58chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.20chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20143.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20141.20‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201415chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20148.03chart0.502014CO2 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