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GDP Mill. € [+]2016596,301M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015664,005M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201671,609€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201580,603$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q418,114€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4150,838M.€
Debt [+]2013239,141 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2013317,604 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201346.35%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201329,380 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201339,509$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20156,470 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20157,178 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20151.10%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015204,867.7chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015227,300.7chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201226,118.1chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201233,589.9chart459.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201216.10%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201546,950.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,011.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201422.70%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,298.2chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,721.2chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20134.28%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201533.90%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201524,602€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201527,296$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20123,266€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20124,223$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20155,699€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,111$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015519€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015573$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/07/2016AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201686chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q44.4%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4214 m.
Average Wage [+]201584,545€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Swiss francs [+]03/22/20171.0714
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/23/2017-0.03%
Risk Premium [+]03/23/2017-44
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/22/20174.23%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2016-0.0%
HICP [+]February 20170.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20170.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/15/2015-1.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201731ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 2017316,720
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201742.22
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014586.23chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201541.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016265,548.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015289,873.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201644.53%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016230,252.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015251,873.1 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201638.61%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201635,296.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201538,000.5 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.92%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]January 20170.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015202chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]20158,327,126chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,438,702chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,234.9chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201529.29%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158,626.7chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.930chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201510.50‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.54chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20145.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.00‰
Number of homicides [+]201441chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.5chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201413.8%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.93chart0.502014CO2 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