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Government
12,841€2017Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart16,780,197M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart18,624,500M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart51,931€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart57,608$2016GDP per capita [+]
4,149,386M.€2017Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart18,025,9682016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart19,947,6802016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart107.11%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart55,786€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart61,733$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-742,0962016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-821,2092016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-4.41%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart5,997,200.52016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart6,636,550.02016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart704,285.82014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart937,740.82014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart14.55%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,352,550.12015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,570,436.82016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart21.29%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart552,306.32016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart613,010.02016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart14.39%2016Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart35.63%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart18,560€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart20,538$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart2,211€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart2,942$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart4,211€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart4,860$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart1,709€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart1,896$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa07/18/2013Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRAA+08/05/2011S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BAAA04/11/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart742016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart35.32015Fragile States Index [+]
56º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.1%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
4.4%2017Q3Unemployment rate [+]
7,094 m.2017Q3Unemployed [+]
1,256.7 $2017NMW [+]
1,192.2 €2017NMW [+]
47,469€2016Average Wage [+]
52,543$2016Average Wage [+]
17º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.178111/20/2017Euro / United States dollars [+]
2.37%11/20/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
20111/20/2017Risk Premium [+]
18.19%11/17/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.0%October 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.9%September 2017HICP [+]
3.0%October 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
1.00%10/26/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart2018Doing Business [+]
2.9%October 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
6,227,539October 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
54.45October 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
12,198,1372016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart823.302015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
0%01/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
48.6%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart1,314,126.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart1,454,606.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart7.83%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart2,033,924.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart2,251,351.4 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart12.12%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-719,798.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-796,744.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-4.29%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
4.6%October 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart332016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart323,127,5132016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart46,627,1022015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015304.3chart7,069.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart14.53%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015702.6chart134,961.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart3,023,6572015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart0.94%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.9202015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart114º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart45º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart12.40‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart1.842015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart8.20‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart78.742015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart15,6962015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart4.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
12.7%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart16.072015CO2 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