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GDP Mill. € [+]20162,367,597M.€chart7,639M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20152,858,482M.$chart8,476M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201636,100€chart702€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201543,902$chart779$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q48,695€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4568,525M.€
Debt [+]20152,269,874 M.€chart1,744 M.€2013Debt [+]
Debt [+]20152,518,425 M.$chart2,316 M.$2013Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201589.10%chart25.42%2013Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201534,717 €chart169 €2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201539,117$chart224$2013Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-112,576 M.€chart-129 M.€2013Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-124,903 M.$chart-171 M.$2013Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.40%chart-1.88%2013Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,106,041.3chart1,403.82013Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,227,152.8chart1,864.42013Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013117,164.4chart345.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013155,669.2chart459.22014Education 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.€) [+]201550,059.8chart83.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201555,461.8chart92.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.96%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201542.90%chart20.46%2013Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201516,916€chart136€2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201518,769$chart181$2013Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,830€chart33€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,428$chart43$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,052€chart15€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,248$chart20$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015768€chart8€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015852$chart9$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/24/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]06/27/2016AANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/09/2016AAB05/05/2011Fitch 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 [+]January 20174.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q44.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q41,516 m.
NMW [+]20171,475.5 $
NMW [+]20171,396.9 €
Average Wage [+]201549,621€
Average Wage [+]201555,054$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201519º
Markets
Euro / British pounds [+]03/24/20170.8660
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/24/20171.23%
Risk Premium [+]03/24/201779
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/24/20172.72%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20172.3%
HICP [+]January 20171.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 201710.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/04/20160.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]January 20174.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 20172,697,392
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201747.83
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,816,622
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014572.09chart22.642014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/04/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201547.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016370,115.4 M.€chart1,831.3 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015460,445.7 M.$chart2,031.8 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.63%chart23.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016574,590.6 M.€chart2,729.0 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015625,806.0 M.$chart3,027.8 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.27%chart35.73%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-204,475.0 M.€chart-897.7 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-165,360.3 M.$chart-996.0 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-8.64%chart-11.75%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 20173.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015268chart952015Density [+]
Population [+]201565,382,556chart10,879,8292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20158,543,120chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,003.4chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201513.07%chart2.26%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201525,337.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.907chart0.4802014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201647ºchart72º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201620ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201510º
Birth Rate [+]201511.90‰chart36.01‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart4.772014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.20‰chart9.36‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.00chart59.512014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20124.40‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20122.00‰
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 [+]20146.50chart0.502014CO2 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