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Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015314,732M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015283,638M.€chart7,640M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,161€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,727$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q21,158€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q263,635M.€
Debt [+]2015141,190 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015156,650 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201549.78%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,851$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,569 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-11,083 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-12,296 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.91%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201595,059.6chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015105,468.6chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201416,023.1chart345.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201421,292.2chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.11%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19984,938.4
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201411,184.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.23%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,481.6chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,137.7chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.28%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201533.51%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,730€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,919$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014394$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014296€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014207€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998113$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201557€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201563$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/06/2016Baa2
S&P Rating [+]06/13/2014BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/25/2016BBB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201544chart372015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201649ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201567.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201620º
Innovation Ranking [+]201654ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201592º
Unemployed [+]2016Q15,714 m.
NMW [+]2014235.9 $
Unemployment Rate [+]March 201626.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q126.7%
NMW [+]2014169.9 €
Markets
Euro / South African rands [+]12/09/201614.5450
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/09/2016-3.44%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20166.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20167.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201774ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014177.59chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]2015615,658
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200614.00%
Trade
Exports [+]201573,612.4 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201581,673.0 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201525.95%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201594,294.4 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015104,619.6 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201533.24%chart35.72%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-20,682.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-22,946.7 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.29%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]201412.46‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Population [+]201554,957,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Density [+]201545chart952015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.666chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016126ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201615ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201578º
Birth Rate [+]201420.66‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.36chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201457.18chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201417,805chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201433.0chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,879,829
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU