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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart21,098M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart23,130M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart16,000€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart17,633$2016GDP per capita [+]
4,353€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
5,727M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart1,984 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart2,197 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart9.50%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart1,508 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart1,675$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart57 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart63 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.30%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart8,450.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart9,353.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart1,083.52014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart1,439.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart14.26%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,063.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,176.92016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart13.54%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart457.92016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart502.02016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart108.70%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart40.40%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart6,423€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart7,109$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart822€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart1,094$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart808€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart894$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart347€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart383$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A107/21/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA-08/09/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA+05/12/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart702016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart30º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart43.82015Fragile States Index [+]
38º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart24º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.6%June 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.0%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
49 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
495.4 $2017NMW [+]
470.0 €2017NMW [+]
13,640€2016Average Wage [+]
15,098$2016Average Wage [+]
16º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
14.75%09/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
4.2%August 2017HICP [+]
5.7%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart12º2017Doing Business [+]
4.7%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
24,007June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
22.27June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart595.162015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%07/01/2009Standard VAT [+]
56.3%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart11,897.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart13,171.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart56.94%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart13,493.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart14,948.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart64.63%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,595.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,777.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-7.68%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.2%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart292016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart1,315,6352016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart202,3482015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart445.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart15.38%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart176.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart198,0422015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart15.05%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.8652015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart36º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart22º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
23º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart10.70‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.582015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart11.70‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart78.002015Life expectancy [+]
5.20‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.60‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart422015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart3.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
21.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart22.292015CO2 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