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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q310,572€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016353,297M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016386,587M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,400€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201644,233$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q392,746M.€
Debt [+]2016295,245chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016326,807chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201683.60%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201633,654€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201637,252$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-5,805chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-6,425chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.60%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016179,133.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016198,282.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201418,316.9chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201424,147.0chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201410.48%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201627,428.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201630,360.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.27%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,318.4chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,538.3chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.44%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201650.70%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201620,419€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201622,602$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,145€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,826$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,156€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,494$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015269€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015294$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/24/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]01/13/2012AA+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/28/2017AA+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201675chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201718ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201526.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016111º
Innovation Ranking [+]201620ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20175.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2242 m.
Average Wage [+]201644,409€
Average Wage [+]201649,156$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201511º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/24/20170.51%
Risk Premium [+]11/24/201715
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/24/201727.12%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20172.2%
HICP [+]October 20172.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20171.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201822ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20175.8%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017344,395
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201744.65
Motor vehicle production [+]2016108,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015598.59chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201655.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016137,409.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016152,381.2 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201638.89%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016142,511.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016157,093.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201640.34%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,102.1 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,712.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.44%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20171.3%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016105chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,772,865chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,492,374chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,880.6chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201517.17%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20163,837.5chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015575,828chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.63%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.893chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201652ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201513º
Birth Rate [+]201610.00‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.49chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.20‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.30chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20134.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.90‰
Number of homicides [+]201544chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.5chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201614.1%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.69chart0.532015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU