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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q23,339€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016223,168M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016247,025M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,461€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201613,793$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q259,802M.€
Debt [+]201647,537chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201652,619chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201621.30%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,654€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,938$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-6,392chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-7,075chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.86%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201658,676.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201664,949.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201510,762.3chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201511,940.7chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.90%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201611,372.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201612,587.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.88%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,163.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,608.8chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20158.78%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201626.29%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,276€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,626$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015598€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015663$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016625€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016692$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016232€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016257$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/24/2017Aa3
S&P Rating [+]07/13/2017A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/11/2017AB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201666chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201733ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201541.5chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201642º
Innovation Ranking [+]201644ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]June 20176.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q37.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3621 m.
NMW [+]2016358.7 $
NMW [+]2016329.5 €
Average Wage [+]201610,688€
Average Wage [+]201611,830$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201545º
Markets
Euro / Chilean pesos [+]11/17/2017742.2700
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/201729.88%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 201713.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/19/20172.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201855ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 2017-1.4%
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015246.86chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200619.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201640.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201654,130.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201659,916.9 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201624.26%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201653,144.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201658,825.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.81%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016986.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20161,091.6 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.44%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20163.6%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201624chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201617,909,754chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015469,436chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015127.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.61%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015812.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015612,409chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.40%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.847chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201724ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201670ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201521º
Birth Rate [+]201513.44‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.79chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.07‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201579.16chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014638chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20143.6chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.52chart0.532015CO2 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