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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q29,900€
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,382,387M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,529,760M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,157€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201642,225$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2358,657M.€
Debt [+]20161,277,320chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,413,865chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201692.40%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201635,257€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201639,026$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-25,841chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-28,603chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.87%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016564,244.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016624,562.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201167,889.8chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201194,462.4chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201112.22%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016102,809.8
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199838,068.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.77%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201613,703.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201615,164.7chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20165.66%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201640.82%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,574€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,239$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,979€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,754$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,833€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,262$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016378€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016419$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/27/2017P-1
S&P Rating [+]07/29/2002AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/24/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201682chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201714ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201525.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201648º
Innovation Ranking [+]201615ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20176.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q36.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q31,257 m.
NMW [+]20161,377.7 $
NMW [+]20161,261.4 €
Average Wage [+]201634,789€
Average Wage [+]201539,792$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Canadian dollars [+]11/17/20171.5053
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/20/20171.96%
Risk Premium [+]11/20/2017159
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/20175.31%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20171.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/26/20171.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201818ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]September 2017656,019
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]September 201757.09
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,370,271
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015648.07chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20085.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201653.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2016352,440.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016390,116.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201625.50%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016376,368.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016416,602.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201627.23%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-23,927.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-26,485.3 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.73%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 201711.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20164chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201636,229,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20157,835,502chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,325.4chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201521.87%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201523,675.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,286,176chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.59%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.920chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201635ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201510.90‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.60chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.50‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.13chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015604chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201515.45chart0.532015CO2 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