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Government
11,905€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart465,201M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart511,000M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart46,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart51,125$2016GDP per capita [+]
118,990M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart190,5592016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart210,9302016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart41.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart19,065€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart21,103$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart4,3092016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart4,7692016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart0.90%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart231,639.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart256,401.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart33,209.42014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart44,041.02014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart14.94%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
42,699.52016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
16,944.21998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart19.03%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart4,845.22016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart5,322.22016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.39%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart50.10%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart23,175€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart25,653$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart3,423€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart4,518$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart4,335€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart1,914$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart488€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart532$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa04/08/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA02/16/2004S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA08/04/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart882016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart20.22015Fragile States Index [+]
44º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.8%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.3%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
397 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
44,679€2016Average Wage [+]
49,982$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
9.644010/23/2017Euro / Swedish kronas [+]
0.87%10/24/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
4310/24/2017Risk Premium [+]
9.51%10/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.1%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.2%September 2017HICP [+]
3.6%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
-0.50%02/17/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
7.2%August 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
378,257June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
44.06June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
205,3742016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart535.922015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
25.00%01/01/1996Standard VAT [+]
60.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart126,015.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart139,539.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart27.09%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart127,222.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart140,347.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart27.35%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,206.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-807.9 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-0.26%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
2.5%August 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart222016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart9,995,1532016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart1,639,7712015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart3,268.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart16.65%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart3,401.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart333,4282015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart3.38%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9132015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart18º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart11.80‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.852015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart9.20‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart82.202015Life expectancy [+]
5.30‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.50‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1122015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart1.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.5%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart4.352015CO2 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