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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart223,168M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart247,025M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart12,461€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart13,793$2016GDP per capita [+]
3,339€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
59,802M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart37,973 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart42,131 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart17.37%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart2,109 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart2,340$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-4,561 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-5,060 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-2.09%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart54,756.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart60,752.62015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart10,762.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart11,940.72015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart18.90%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
11,372.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
12,587.82016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.88%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart4,163.72016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart4,608.82016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart8.78%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart25.05%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart3,041€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart3,374$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart598€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart663$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart625€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart692$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart232€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart257$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa308/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+07/13/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA08/11/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart662016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart35º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart41.52015Fragile States Index [+]
42º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart44º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.9%June 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.3%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
647 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
358.7 $2016NMW [+]
329.5 €2016NMW [+]
10,688€2016Average Wage [+]
11,830$2016Average Wage [+]
45º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
744.560009/22/2017Euro / Chilean pesos [+]
27.43%09/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
13.2%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
2.50%05/19/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart57º2017Doing Business [+]
2.6%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart246.862015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
40.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart54,130.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart59,916.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart24.26%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart53,144.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart58,825.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart23.81%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart986.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart1,091.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart0.44%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
3.6%December 2016Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart242016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart17,909,7542016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart469,4362015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart127.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart2.61%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart812.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart612,4092015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart3.40%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.8472015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart24º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart70º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
21º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart13.05‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.752015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.14‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart81.792015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart6382014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart3.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart4.522015CO2 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