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GDP Mill. € [+]2016255,088M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016282,357M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,243€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,803$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q21,455€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q270,807M.€
Debt [+]2015133,115 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015147,691 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201550.67%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,762 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,064$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-9,111 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-10,109 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.47%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201578,413.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201586,999.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201511,800.4chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201513,092.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.05%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201415,382.4
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201420,435.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.14%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20168,639.6chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,563.2chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201511.30%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201529.85%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,627€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,805$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015245€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015272$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014323€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014429$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016178€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016197$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/26/2016Baa2
S&P Rating [+]04/24/2013BBBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/10/2017BBBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201637chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201661ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201582.5chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201629º
Innovation Ranking [+]201663ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20179.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q29.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q22,195 m.
NMW [+]2017245.9 $
NMW [+]2017233.2 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201562º
Markets
Euro / Colombian pesos [+]09/21/20173,444.3308
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/25/20179.95%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20173.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20170.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/01/20175.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201753ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015110.62chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200616.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201633.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201628,046.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201631,045.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201610.99%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201640,554.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201644,889.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201615.90%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-12,507.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-13,844.9 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-4.90%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20175.3%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201643chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201648,653,419chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015133,134chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20154,674.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.28%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015257.1chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,638,852chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.47%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.727chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017146ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201639ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201536º
Birth Rate [+]201515.48‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.88chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.93‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.18chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201512,782chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201526.5chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.68chart0.532015CO2 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