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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart1,118,522M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart1,232,597M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart24,100€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart26,609$2016GDP per capita [+]
6,174€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
287,262M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart1,106,952 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart1,225,285 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart99.40%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart23,791 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart26,449$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart-50,576 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart-55,983 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart-4.54%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart472,248.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart522,731.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart44,324.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart58,855.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart9.59%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
70,635.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
78,186.72016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart14.50%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart13,523.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart14,902.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart6.06%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart42.40%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart10,150€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart11,235$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart973€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart1,267$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart1,521€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,683$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart291€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart322$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa202/19/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRBBB+10/02/2015S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBBB+07/21/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart582016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart33º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart40.92015Fragile States Index [+]
76º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart28º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
17.1%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
17.2%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
3,914 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
870.3 $2017NMW [+]
825.7 €2017NMW [+]
26,710€2016Average Wage [+]
29,566$2016Average Wage [+]
41º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.65%09/25/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
12009/25/2017Risk Premium [+]
9.24%09/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.6%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.0%August 2017HICP [+]
3.2%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart32º2017Doing Business [+]
1.9%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
1,202,230August 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
30.57August 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,885,9222016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart591.362015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
21.00%09/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
45.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart260,864.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart287,415.4 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart23.32%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart281,261.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart309,309.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart25.15%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-20,397.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-21,894.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-1.82%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.1%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart922016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart46,528,9662016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart5,852,9532015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart10,273.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart12.60%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart15,850.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart1,251,0042015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart2.69%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.8842015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart23º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart29º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
25º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart8.75‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.332016Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart8.76‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart83.002015Life expectancy [+]
3.65‰2016Crude marriage rate [+]
2.10‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart3032015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.72015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
22.3%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart5.702015CO2 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