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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,275,288M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,411,246M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201624,886€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201627,539$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q16,752€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q1346,009M.€
Debt [+]2015470,482 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015522,000 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201537.76%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20159,222 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201510,234$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20154,214 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20154,675 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.34%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015260,733.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015289,283.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201562,957.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201569,858.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201124.98%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201654,960.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19987,346.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.28%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201633,248.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201636,793.1chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201510.58%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201520.92%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20155,111€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20155,671$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20151,234€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20151,369$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,072€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998159$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016649€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016718$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/18/2015Aa2
S&P Rating [+]08/07/2016AANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/20/2016AA-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201653chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201626ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201536.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201661º
Innovation Ranking [+]201611ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q23.9%
Unemployed [+]2017Q21,082 m.
NMW [+]20171,123.4 $
NMW [+]20171,065.3 €
Average Wage [+]201634,152€
Average Wage [+]201537,229$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201530º
Markets
Euro / South Korean won [+]08/18/20171,339.9900
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/18/201716.38%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20161.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/09/20161.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20164,228,509
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014396.44chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201643.2%
Trade
Exports [+]2016447,579.7 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016495,426.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201635.10%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016366,963.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016406,192.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201628.77%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201680,616.1 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201689,234.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20166.32%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016511chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201651,245,707chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,327,324chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,453.5chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.60%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,833.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,345,840chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.60%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.901chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201747ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016116ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201560º
Birth Rate [+]20158.60‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.24chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.40‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.16chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014372chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201512.27chart0.532015CO2 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