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GDP Mill.$ [+]2015717,932M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015772,610M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]20159,186$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20159,812€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q32,369€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q3186,550M.€
Debt [+]2015213,057 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015236,386 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201532.93%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,025$chart225$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,706 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-6,489 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-7,200 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.00%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015246,040.0chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015272,981.4chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200615,150.4chart465.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200612,488.3chart350.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20068.55%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19986,966.2
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201526,066.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.50%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201515,275.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201516,438.8chart81.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20146.36%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201538.03%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,467$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,125€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2006217$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2006172€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998107$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015335€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015195$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015209€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/23/2016Ba1
S&P Rating [+]07/20/2016BBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/27/2017BB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201641chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201651ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201574.5chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201678º
Innovation Ranking [+]201642ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q33,464 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201568º
NMW [+]2017504.6 $
Unemployment Rate [+]October 201611.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q311.2%
NMW [+]2017479.5 €
Average Wage [+]201511,753$
Average Wage [+]201510,593€
Markets
Euro / Turkish liras [+]02/24/20173.7991
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/24/201712.95%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20179.2%
HICP [+]January 20179.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 201713.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/25/20168.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201769ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014184.99chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20161.3%
Motor vehicle production [+]20151,358,796
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200618.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2016128,862.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015143,882.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201516.77%chart24.51%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016179,453.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015207,199.1 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201524.14%chart36.52%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-50,591.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-63,316.5 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.38%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 2016-3.0%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,395.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,086.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201323.1%
Density [+]2015100chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201578,741,053chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,964,916chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.761chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016145ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016130ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201575º
Birth Rate [+]201516.90‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.14chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201478.10chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20147.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20141.70‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20124.3chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]20123,216chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.70chart0.502014CO2 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