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GDP Mill. € [+]2016774,622M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016857,429M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20169,705€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201610,743$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q42,457€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4196,141M.€
Debt [+]2015213,463 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015236,837 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201527.57%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,711 €chart358 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,008$chart323$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-9,357 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-10,382 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.21%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015248,773.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015276,014.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200612,488.3chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200615,766.4chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20068.55%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201526,066.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19986,966.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.50%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201516,438.8chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201518,277.8chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20146.36%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201532.13%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,159€chart151€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,505$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2006172€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2006226$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015335€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998107$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015209€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015232$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/17/2017Ba1
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
Unemployment Rate [+]December 201611.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q412.0%
Unemployed [+]2016Q43,673 m.
NMW [+]2017504.6 $
NMW [+]2017479.5 €
Average Wage [+]201611,009€
Average Wage [+]201511,753$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201568º
Markets
Euro / Turkish liras [+]04/25/20173.9127
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/25/201721.11%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 201711.3%
HICP [+]March 201711.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 201716.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/25/20168.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201769ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]February 20171.0%
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,485,927
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014184.99chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200618.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2016128,807.0 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015143,882.6 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201616.63%chart24.49%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016179,466.0 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015207,199.1 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.17%chart36.50%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-50,659.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-63,316.5 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.54%chart-12.01%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 2017-4.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016102chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201679,815,000chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,964,916chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,395.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.77%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,086.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
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 [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.20chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.70‰
Number of homicides [+]20123,216chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20124.3chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201323.1%
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