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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart4,463,531M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart4,938,644M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart35,173€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart38,917$2016GDP per capita [+]
8,736€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
1,108,619M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart9,398,439 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart10,427,568 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart237.97%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart74,016 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart82,131$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-138,771 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-153,966 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-3.51%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart1,446,998.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart1,605,445.02015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart131,060.52014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart174,158.72014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart9.29%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
408,006.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
213,704.01998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart20.28%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart41,717.32016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart46,157.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart5.44%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart36.64%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart11,396€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart12,643$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart1,031€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart1,370$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart3,214€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,690$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart329€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart364$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A108/30/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+09/16/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA04/27/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart722016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart36.02015Fragile States Index [+]
91º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart16º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
2.8%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
3.0%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
2,000 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
1,155.5 $2015NMW [+]
959.9 €2015NMW [+]
42,517€2016Average Wage [+]
41,352$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
133.860009/21/2017Euro / Japanese yen [+]
0.02%09/22/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
-4209/22/2017Risk Premium [+]
6.18%09/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.2%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
-2.3%November 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.10%10/05/2010Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart34º2017Doing Business [+]
5.2%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
9,204,5902016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart609.592015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
8.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
56.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart582,648.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart644,933.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart13.06%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart548,312.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart606,926.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart12.29%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart34,335.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart38,006.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart0.77%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart3362016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart126,901,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart2,043,8772015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart3,670.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart1.61%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart8,866.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart797,4962015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart0.63%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9032015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart10º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart111º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart7.90‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.462015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart10.20‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart83.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart3952014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.32014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart9.902015CO2 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