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GDP Mill.$ [+]2015493,042M.$chart8,291M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015447,010M.€chart7,472M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201550,050$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201545,600€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q311,690€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q3115,158M.€
Debt [+]2015199,883 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015221,770 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201543.90%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201521,972$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201520,291 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20151,062 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20151,178 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.20%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015224,446.3chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015249,023.2chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201241,640.6chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201232,411.8chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201215.25%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199816,944.2
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201541,160.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201419.03%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,349.0chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,849.6chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.47%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201550.20%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201525,279$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201522,784€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20124,358$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20123,407€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,914$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20154,223€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015543$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015495€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/08/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]02/16/2004AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/10/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201688chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201520.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201644º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3337 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20176.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q36.3%
Average Wage [+]201549,982$
Average Wage [+]201545,049€
Markets
Euro / Swedish kronas [+]02/23/20179.4975
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/23/20170.65%
Risk Premium [+]02/23/201737
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/23/20174.69%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20171.4%
HICP [+]January 20171.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20164.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/17/2016-0.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014531.50chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 2017373,952
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]January 201744.08
IPI Year on Year [+]December 2016-0.8%
Motor vehicle production [+]2015188,987
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/199625.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201557.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016126,099.7 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015139,888.9 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201528.26%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016126,815.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015137,624.7 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.84%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-715.1 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20152,264.2 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20150.42%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20161.3%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20153,268.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,401.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.30‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.5%
Density [+]201522chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20159,851,017chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,639,771chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.907chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201614ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201511.70‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.85chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201482.30chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20145.50‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.70‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201487chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.60chart0.502014CO2 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