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Government
2,251€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart1,623,146M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart1,798,622M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart7,875€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart8,727$2016GDP per capita [+]
464,023M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart1,272,9122016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart1,408,9872016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart78.32%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart6,176€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart6,836$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-146,6982016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-162,3802016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-9.03%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart638,115.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart706,329.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart111,597.42013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart148,153.52013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart15.97%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
67,784.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
18,616.22000Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart6.78%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart21,392.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart23,704.82016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.73%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart39.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart3,096€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart3,427$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart555€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart737$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart349€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart464$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart104€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart115$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba205/26/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB02/17/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB11/10/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart402016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart80º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart62.62015Fragile States Index [+]
21º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart69º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.2%February 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
13.1%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
13,435 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
225.4 $2016NMW [+]
204.1 €2016NMW [+]
78º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3.837911/24/2017Euro / Brazilian reals [+]
23.13%11/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.8%October 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.7%October 2017HICP [+]
7.3%August 2015PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
7.50%10/25/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart125º2018Doing Business [+]
1,827,940October 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
10.70October 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,156,3562016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart209.042015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
27.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart167,386.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart185,279.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart10.31%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart129,618.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart143,474.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart7.99%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart37,768.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart41,805.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart2.33%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
-7.7%September 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart242016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart206,101,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart713,5682015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016207.1chart2,739.82016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.35%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016734.2chart1,649.42016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,544,0242015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart0.76%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7542015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart108º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart79º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
56º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart14.41‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.742015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart6.09‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart75.202015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart55,5742015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart26.72015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart2.342015CO2 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