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Government
2,647€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart52,497M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart58,109M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart10,694€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart11,836$2016GDP per capita [+]
12,995M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart23,4762016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart25,9862016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart44.71%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart4,782€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart5,294$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-2,7602016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-3,0552016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-5.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart10,109.92016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart11,190.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart3,588.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart3,980.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart23.38%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
2,524.32014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
3,353.52014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart23.34%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart0%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart19.25%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart2,059€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart2,280$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart740€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart821$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart529€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart703$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart0€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart0$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba202/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBB-02/25/2016S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB01/19/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart582016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart47º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart46.72015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart45º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
9.0%2017Q3Unemployment rate [+]
205 m.2017Q3Unemployed [+]
526.1 $2015NMW [+]
433.4 €2015NMW [+]
53º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.18%11/13/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.3%October 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
3.00%07/31/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart61º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart221.892015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
13.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
15.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart8,704.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart9,634.4 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart16.58%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart13,661.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart15,121.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart26.02%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-4,957.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-5,487.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-9.44%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart962016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart4,909,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart421,6972015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart552.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart8.69%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart785.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart133,1852015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart2.75%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.7762015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart34º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart32º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
28º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart14.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart4.88‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart79.612015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart5662015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart11.82015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.722015CO2 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