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GDP Mill. € [+]201639,769M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201644,020M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201619,300€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201621,326$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q44,917€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q110,336M.€
Debt [+]201631,677 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201635,063 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201679.70%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201615,346 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201616,997$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-733 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-811 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.80%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201618,085.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201620,018.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20122,037.3chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20122,619.1chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201212.63%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20152,327.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20152,581.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.83%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015367.0chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015407.2chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.26%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201645.50%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,761€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,698$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012990€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,274$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,128€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,252$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015178€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015197$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/16/2016Baa3
S&P Rating [+]06/16/2017A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/10/2017A-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201661chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201659ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201531.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016
Innovation Ranking [+]201632ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20177.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q17.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q179 m.
NMW [+]2017848.5 $
NMW [+]2017805.0 €
Average Wage [+]201618,292€
Average Wage [+]201620,247$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201515º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/23/201710.40%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20171.5%
HICP [+]May 20171.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]May 20171.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201730ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]April 20177.8%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]May 201766,663
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]May 201738.79
Motor vehicle production [+]2016133,702
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014568.46chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/201322.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201661.1%
Trade
Exports [+]201629,713.3 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201632,850.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201674.71%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201627,552.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201630,449.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201669.28%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,160.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,400.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.43%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]April 20178.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015102chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20152,064,188chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015235,966chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015728.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.43%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015751.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015140,490chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.81%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.880chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201526º
Birth Rate [+]201510.00‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.57chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.60‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201580.90chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.20‰
Number of homicides [+]201415chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.55chart0.532015CO2 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