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Government
9,900€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart1,382,387M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart1,529,760M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart38,157€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart42,225$2016GDP per capita [+]
358,657M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart1,277,3202016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart1,413,8652016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart92.40%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart35,257€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart39,026$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-25,8412016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-28,6032016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-1.87%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart564,244.92016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart624,562.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart67,889.82011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart94,462.42011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart12.22%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
99,977.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
38,068.71998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart18.77%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart13,703.72016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart15,164.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.66%2016Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart40.82%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart15,574€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart17,239$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart1,979€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart2,754$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,755€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,262$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart378€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart419$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa11/02/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA07/29/2002S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA07/24/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart822016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart14º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart25.72015Fragile States Index [+]
48º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart15º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.2%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.3%2017Q3Unemployment rate [+]
1,257 m.2017Q3Unemployed [+]
1,377.7 $2016NMW [+]
1,261.4 €2016NMW [+]
34,789€2016Average Wage [+]
39,792$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.476510/20/2017Euro / Canadian dollars [+]
2.03%10/21/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
16210/20/2017Risk Premium [+]
4.11%10/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.6%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.1%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
1.00%09/06/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart22º2017Doing Business [+]
655,319August 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
56.72August 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,370,2712016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart648.072015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
5.00%01/01/2008Standard VAT [+]
53.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart352,440.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart390,116.7 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart25.50%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart376,368.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart416,602.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart27.23%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-23,927.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-26,485.3 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-1.73%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
11.2%August 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart42016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart36,229,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart7,835,5022015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart1,325.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart21.87%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart23,675.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,286,1762015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart3.59%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9202015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart35º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart10.90‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.602015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart7.50‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart82.132015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart6042015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.72015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart15.452015CO2 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