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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart167,193M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart181,991M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart35,228€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart38,345$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,534€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
45,250M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart48,512 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart53,698 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart29.50%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart10,222 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart11,311$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart1,017 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart1,125 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart0.62%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart56,191.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart62,198.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart10,076.82015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart11,034.52015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart17.99%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
12,353.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
3,309.01998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart23.36%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart1,892.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart2,060.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.45%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart34.17%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart11,840€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart13,106$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart2,168€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart2,374$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart2,633€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart867$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart399€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart434$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa03/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA09/29/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAA02/17/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart902016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart16º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart22.62015Fragile States Index [+]
40º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart17º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.6%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
123 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
1,795.3 $2016NMW [+]
1,646.5 €2016NMW [+]
36,289€2016Average Wage [+]
39,080$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.639809/19/2017Euro / New Zealand dollars [+]
3.08%09/20/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
26309/20/2017Risk Premium [+]
13.63%09/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
1.75%11/10/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart797.912015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
33.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart30,444.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart33,699.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart18.21%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart32,583.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart36,067.1 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart19.49%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-2,139.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-2,367.8 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-1.28%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart182016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart4,746,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,039,7362015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart420.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart22.37%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart2,427.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart802,3352015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart17.27%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9152015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
12º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart13.27‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.992015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart6.87‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart81.462015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart412014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.92014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart7.432015CO2 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