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Government
12,613€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart1,088,567M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart1,261,645M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart45,118€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart52,291$2016GDP per capita [+]
304,309M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart467,4832016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart517,4572016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart41.09%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart19,376€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart21,447$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-30,8522016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-34,1502016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-2.71%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart424,895.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart470,316.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart57,395.12014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart75,742.42014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart13.90%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
74,855.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
19,122.11998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart17.31%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart21,785.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart25,249.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart7.37%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart37.35%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart17,611€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart19,493$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart2,424€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart3,200$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart3,103€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,028$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart903€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart1,047$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa08/17/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA02/16/2003S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA05/12/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart792016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart21º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart24.32015Fragile States Index [+]
57º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart19º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.4%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.5%2017Q3Unemployment rate [+]
706 m.2017Q3Unemployed [+]
2,104.7 $2016NMW [+]
1,933.8 €2016NMW [+]
55,173€2016Average Wage [+]
60,647$2015Average Wage [+]
13º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.559211/20/2017Euro / Australian dollars [+]
2.56%11/20/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
22011/20/2017Risk Premium [+]
4.94%11/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.8%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.6%September 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
2.00%05/06/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart14º2018Doing Business [+]
458,572October 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
49.02October 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
161,2942016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart716.302015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
49.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart171,895.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart190,270.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart15.79%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart177,206.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart196,150.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart16.28%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-5,311.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-5,879.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-0.49%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
2.3%September 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart32016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart24,127,1592016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart6,763,6632015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,174.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart28.17%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart16,568.32015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart526,5792015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart2.19%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9392015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart12º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart46º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
17º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart12.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.832015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart6.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart82.452015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart2362015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart18.622015CO2 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