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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,113,851M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,232,922M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201624,000€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201626,533$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q46,086€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4282,790M.€
Debt [+]20161,105,627 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,223,818 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201599.80%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,793 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201525,791$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-55,163 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-61,203 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-5.13%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015470,702.0chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015522,243.9chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201246,789.6chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201261,001.3chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20129.52%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201568,007.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201575,453.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.50%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201512,650.5chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201514,109.7chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20145.72%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201543.80%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201510,134€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201511,244$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,027€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,304$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,464€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,624$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015273€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015304$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/19/2016Baa2
S&P Rating [+]10/02/2015BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/27/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201658chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201633ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201540.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201676º
Innovation Ranking [+]201628ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]January 201718.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q418.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q44,238 m.
NMW [+]2017870.3 $
NMW [+]2017825.7 €
Average Wage [+]201526,259€
Average Wage [+]201529,135$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201541º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/24/20171.74%
Risk Premium [+]03/24/2017130
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/24/201710.24%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20173.0%
HICP [+]February 20173.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20177.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201732ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]January 20172.5%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 20171,155,338
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201729.28
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,885,922
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014583.75chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]09/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201546.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016259,973.3 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015281,835.7 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201623.34%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016279,727.7 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015309,291.8 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.11%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-19,754.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-27,456.0 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.77%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]January 20170.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201692chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201646,468,102chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20155,852,953chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201510,273.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201512.60%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201515,850.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.876chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201625ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201629ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201525º
Birth Rate [+]20159.02‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.33chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.06‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.59‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.08‰
Number of homicides [+]2014324chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201522.1%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20145.10chart0.502014CO2 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