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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart18,130M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart20,047M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart53,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart59,629$2016GDP per capita [+]
14,855€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
5,397M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart10,293 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart11,420 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart68.05%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart30,954 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart34,347$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart2,334 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart2,583 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart12.90%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart8,260.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart9,143.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart909.12013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart1,208.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart17.67%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,279.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,416.02016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart15.73%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart13.62012Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart17.42012Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart0.36%2012Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart45.60%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart24,414€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart27,024$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart2,810€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart3,710$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart3,847€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart4,258$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart42€2012Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart54$2012Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A309/01/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA03/17/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA-07/07/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart782016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart29º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart23.42015Fragile States Index [+]
96º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart13º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
2.0%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
2.8%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
6 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
63,224€2016Average Wage [+]
69,983$2016Average Wage [+]
20º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
128.350009/22/2017Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]
2.40%09/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
-2.6%August 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
4.50%06/14/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart20º2017Doing Business [+]
19,337June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
64.37June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart787.142015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
24.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
44.4%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart4,026.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart4,455.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart22.23%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart4,987.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart5,699.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart28.43%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-961.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,243.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-6.20%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart32016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart338,3492016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart37,5222015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart190.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart11.28%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart126.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart38,4962015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart11.58%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9212015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart12.00‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.90‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart82.502015Life expectancy [+]
4.60‰2011Crude marriage rate [+]
1.60‰2011Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart32015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
9.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart11.762015CO2 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