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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q32,145€
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,623,146M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,798,622M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,875€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,727$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3442,137M.€
Debt [+]20161,272,912chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,408,987chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201678.32%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,176€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,836$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-146,698chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-162,380chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-9.03%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016638,115.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016706,329.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013111,597.4chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013148,153.5chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201315.97%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201467,784.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]200018,616.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.78%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201621,392.1chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201623,704.8chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.73%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.26%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,096€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,427$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013555€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013737$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014349€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014464$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016104€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016115$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/26/2017Ba2
S&P Rating [+]02/17/2016BBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/10/2017BBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201640chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201780ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201562.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201621º
Innovation Ranking [+]201669ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]February 20168.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q312.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q312,936 m.
NMW [+]2016225.4 $
NMW [+]2016204.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201578º
Markets
Euro / Brazilian reals [+]12/15/20173.9171
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/15/201720.56%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20172.0%
HICP [+]November 20172.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20157.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/06/20177.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018125ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]November 20171,849,369
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]November 201710.83
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,156,356
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015209.04chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200619.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201627.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2016167,386.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016185,279.8 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201610.31%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016129,618.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016143,474.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]20167.99%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201637,768.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201641,805.6 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20162.33%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 2017-7.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201624chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016206,101,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015713,568chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,739.8chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.35%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20161,649.4chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,544,024chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.76%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.754chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017108ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201679ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201556º
Birth Rate [+]201514.41‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.74chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.09‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.20chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201555,574chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201526.74chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.34chart0.532015CO2 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