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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart2,228,857M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart2,463,222M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart33,300€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart38,128$2016GDP per capita [+]
8,484€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
568,618M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart2,147,418 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart2,376,977 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart96.00%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart32,039 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart36,603$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-75,893 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-84,006 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.40%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart1,257,171.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart1,391,562.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart116,190.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart154,319.52013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart9.66%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
192,640.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
213,233.52016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.69%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart50,407.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart55,707.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart4.70%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart56.20%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart18,757€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart20,762$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart1,763€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart2,423$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,886€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart3,194$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart753€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart862$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa209/18/2015Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA11/08/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA07/28/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart692016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart22º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart33.72015Fragile States Index [+]
95º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart18º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
9.8%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
9.1%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
2,705 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
1,560.4 $2017NMW [+]
1,480.3 €2017NMW [+]
38,049€2016Average Wage [+]
42,117$2016Average Wage [+]
14º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.73%09/20/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
2809/20/2017Risk Premium [+]
7.80%09/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.9%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.0%August 2017HICP [+]
1.5%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart29º2017Doing Business [+]
3.6%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
2,048,015June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
37.69June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,082,0002016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart578.972015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2014Standard VAT [+]
55.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart452,813.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart501,262.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart20.32%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart517,621.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart573,021.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart23.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-64,807.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-71,759.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-2.91%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
4.4%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart1222016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart67,024,4592016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart7,784,4182015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart23,347.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart11.66%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart20,864.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart2,145,9752015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart3.21%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.8972015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart51º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart17º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
16º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart11.70‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.962015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.80‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.402015Life expectancy [+]
3.70‰2012Crude marriage rate [+]
1.90‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,0172015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.62015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
13.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart5.092015CO2 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