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GDP Mill. € [+]2016265,726M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016294,132M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,753€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,261$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q41,315€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q473,500M.€
Debt [+]2016134,138 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016148,477 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.47%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,399 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,655$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-9,384 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-10,387 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.53%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201687,611.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201696,977.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201416,011.0chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201421,292.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.11%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201411,184.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19984,938.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.23%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,118.4chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,462.0chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.07%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201632.96%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,567€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,735$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014296€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014393$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014207€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998113$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201557€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201563$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/09/2017Baa3
S&P Rating [+]04/03/2017BB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/01/2017BB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201645chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201649ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201567.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201620º
Innovation Ranking [+]201654ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 201626.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q327.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q35,901 m.
NMW [+]2013291.6 $
NMW [+]2013221.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201592º
Markets
Euro / South African rands [+]06/27/201714.5572
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/27/20173.16%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 2017-15.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20167.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201774ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]2016599,004
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014177.30chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200614.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201667,839.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201675,091.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201625.53%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201682,735.7 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201691,580.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201631.14%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-14,896.7 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-16,489.2 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.61%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201646chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201655,909,000chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,142,511chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015825.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.71%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,453.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015841,120chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.53%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.666chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017123ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201615ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201578º
Birth Rate [+]201520.42‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.34chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201512.41‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201557.44chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201417,805chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201433.0chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.66chart0.532015CO2 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