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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart255,088M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart282,357M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart5,243€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart5,803$2016GDP per capita [+]
1,455€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
70,807M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart133,115 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart147,691 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart50.67%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart2,762 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart3,064$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-9,111 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-10,109 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.47%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart78,413.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart86,999.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart11,800.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart13,092.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart15.05%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
15,382.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
20,435.52014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart18.14%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart8,639.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart9,563.22016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart11.30%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart29.85%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart1,627€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,805$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart245€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart272$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart323€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart429$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart178€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart197$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa205/26/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB04/24/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB03/10/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart372016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart61º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart82.52015Fragile States Index [+]
29º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart63º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
9.7%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
9.1%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
2,195 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
245.9 $2017NMW [+]
233.2 €2017NMW [+]
62º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3,444.330809/21/2017Euro / Colombian pesos [+]
9.78%09/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.9%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
0.5%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
5.25%09/01/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart53º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart110.622015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
16.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
33.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart28,046.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart31,045.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart10.99%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart40,554.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart44,889.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart15.90%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-12,507.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-13,844.9 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-4.90%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
5.3%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart432016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart48,653,4192016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart133,1342015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart4,674.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart0.28%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart257.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart2,638,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart5.47%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7272015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart146º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart39º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
36º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart15.48‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.882015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart5.93‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart74.182015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart12,7822015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart26.52015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.682015CO2 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