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GDP Mill. € [+]2016596,450M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016659,850M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201671,589€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201679,242$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q118,426€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q1153,435M.€
Debt [+]2014241,703 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2014321,103 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201445.71%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201429,341 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201439,458$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20156,470 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20157,178 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20151.10%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015204,867.7chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015227,300.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201226,118.1chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201233,564.6chart466.32014Education 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.€) [+]20154,298.2chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,768.5chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.08%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201533.90%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201524,602€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201527,296$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20123,266€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20124,219$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20155,699€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,111$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015519€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015579$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/31/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201686chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q15.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1256 m.
Average Wage [+]201678,459€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Swiss francs [+]07/21/20171.1051
10-Year Bond Yield [+]07/21/2017-0.01%
Risk Premium [+]07/21/2017-52
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/21/20178.74%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2016-0.0%
HICP [+]June 20170.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 2017-0.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/15/2015-1.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201731ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017318,199
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]May 201742.39
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014586.23chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016274,208.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016303,220.5 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201646.00%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016239,908.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016268,657.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201640.24%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201634,300.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201634,562.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.75%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]May 20172.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016204chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,417,700chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,438,702chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,234.9chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201529.29%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158,626.7chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015664,557chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.98%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.930chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201610.50‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.54chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20167.80‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201557chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.83chart0.532015CO2 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