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Government
10,245€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart215,615M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart238,601M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart39,200€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart43,356$2016GDP per capita [+]
56,381M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart135,9912016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart150,5282016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart63.10%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart24,711€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart27,352$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-3,7692016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-4,1722016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-1.70%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart120,256.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart133,111.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart14,728.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart19,571.92014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart12.32%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
14,961.92016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
16,561.42016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.35%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart2,956.32016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart3,271.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.24%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart55.80%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart21,852€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart24,188$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart2,695€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart3,590$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,727€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,018$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart537€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart594$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa106/03/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA+10/10/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA+08/11/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart892016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart10º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart17.82015Fragile States Index [+]
25º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.7%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
9.9%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
275 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
43,816€2016Average Wage [+]
48,500$2016Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.48%12/14/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
1812/14/2017Risk Premium [+]
5.96%12/14/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.8%November 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
0.5%October 2017HICP [+]
2.3%October 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%10/17/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart13º2018Doing Business [+]
1.9%October 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
117,911June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
24.94June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
55,2802016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart493.532015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
24.00%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
58.9%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart52,053.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart57,696.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart24.14%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart54,993.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart60,398.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart25.51%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-2,939.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-2,701.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-1.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
2.6%October 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart162016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart5,503,2972016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart315,8812015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016207.1chart804.42016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart5.76%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016734.2chart896.82016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart295,0772015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart5.38%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.8952015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart17º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
14º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart9.60‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.652015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart9.80‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart81.602015Life expectancy [+]
4.50‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.50‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart882015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.01chart1.602015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
11.6%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart8.812015CO2 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