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GDP Mill. € [+]20162,366,912M.€chart7,476M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20162,629,188M.$chart8,295M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201636,100€chart687€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,212$chart762$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q48,686€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4567,921M.€
Debt [+]20162,022,241 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,238,418 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201689.30%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201630,929 €chart349 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201635,910$chart386$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-69,857 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-77,324 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.00%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016996,494.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,103,019.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013117,164.4chart351.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013155,669.2chart466.32014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201312.97%chart22.23%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015198,006.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199872,986.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.52%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201550,005.8chart82.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201555,495.4chart90.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20155.02%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201642.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,241€chart148€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201616,870$chart163$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,830€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,428$chart44$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,052€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,248$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015768€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015852$chart8$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/24/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]06/27/2016AANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2017AAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201681chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201610ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201533.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201633º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20174.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q14.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q11,507 m.
NMW [+]20171,475.5 $
NMW [+]20171,396.9 €
Average Wage [+]201644,627€
Average Wage [+]201555,054$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201519º
Markets
Euro / British pounds [+]06/23/20170.8781
10-Year Bond Yield [+]06/23/20171.02%
Risk Premium [+]06/23/201776
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]06/23/20173.94%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20172.9%
HICP [+]May 20172.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]May 20176.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/04/20160.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]April 2017-0.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]May 20172,686,273
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]May 201747.56
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,816,622
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014572.09chart22.662014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/04/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201647.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016370,115.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016409,396.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.64%chart18.28%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016574,590.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016635,762.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.28%chart27.86%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-204,475.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-226,365.6 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-8.64%chart-9.59%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]May 20171.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015268chart972016Density [+]
Population [+]201565,382,556chart11,167,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20158,543,120chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,003.4chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201513.07%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201525,337.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20154,917,460chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.52%chart5.66%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.907chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201741ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201620ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201510º
Birth Rate [+]201511.90‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.20‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.00chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20134.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20141.90‰
Number of homicides [+]2013602chart6332012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20130.9chart6.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.7%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20156.16chart0.532015CO2 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