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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart596,450M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart659,850M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart72,200€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart79,242$2016GDP per capita [+]
18,171€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
152,961M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,899 M.€chart241,703 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,315 M.$chart321,103 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.30%chart45.71%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016359 €chart29,341 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart39,458$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-471 M.€chart6,470 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-521 M.$chart7,178 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.08%chart1.10%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart204,867.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart227,300.72015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart27,260.12014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart35,812.02014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart15.53%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
46,974.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
15,011.11998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart22.70%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart4,232.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart4,682.32016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart3.87%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart33.90%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart24,602€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart27,296$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart3,328€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart4,400$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart5,641€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart2,111$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart512€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart562$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa12/02/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAAA10/01/1988S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA03/31/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart862016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart22.32015Fragile States Index [+]
68º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.4%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
213 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
78,459€2016Average Wage [+]
93,803$2015Average Wage [+]
2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.146409/18/2017Euro / Swiss francs [+]
-0.04%09/19/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
-4909/19/2017Risk Premium [+]
10.08%09/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-0.0%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
0.5%August 2017HICP [+]
-0.3%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
-1.25%01/15/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017155ºchart31º2017Doing Business [+]
318,199June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
42.01June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart591.382015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
8.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
41.7%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart273,853.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart303,220.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart45.91%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart244,211.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart268,657.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart40.94%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart29,642.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart34,562.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart4.97%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
-1.4%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart2042016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart8,417,7002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart2,438,7022015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart2,234.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart29.29%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart8,626.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart664,5572015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart7.98%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9392015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart11º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201535.59‰chart10.50‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.69chart1.542015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.24‰chart7.80‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.72chart83.002015Life expectancy [+]
5.00‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.10‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart572015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart0.72015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
15.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart4.832015CO2 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