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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart40,418M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart43,991M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart19,600€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart21,294$2016GDP per capita [+]
5,198€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
10,738M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart31,677 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart35,063 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart79.70%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart15,333 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart16,971$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-733 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-811 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-1.80%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart18,085.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart20,018.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart1,988.32013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart2,617.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart10.00%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
2,445.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
2,706.52016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart12.83%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart371.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart404.22016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart2.22%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart45.50%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart8,754€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart9,690$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart966€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart1,271$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart1,185€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,311$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart180€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart196$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa109/08/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRA+06/16/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BA-08/25/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart612016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart59º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart31.62015Fragile States Index [+]
10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart32º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.0%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.8%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
79 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
848.5 $2017NMW [+]
805.0 €2017NMW [+]
18,292€2016Average Wage [+]
20,247$2016Average Wage [+]
15º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
11.32%09/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.2%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.4%August 2017HICP [+]
1.4%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart30º2017Doing Business [+]
6.5%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
67,726June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
39.45June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
133,7022016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart575.422015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
22.00%07/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
61.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart29,742.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart32,850.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart73.59%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart27,597.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart30,449.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart68.28%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart2,144.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart2,400.8 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart5.31%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
9.7%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart1022016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart2,065,8952016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart235,9662015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart728.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart11.43%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart751.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart140,4902015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart6.81%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.8902015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
26º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart9.90‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.572015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart9.50‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart80.902015Life expectancy [+]
3.10‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart252015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart7.552015CO2 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