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GDP Mill. € [+]201651,889M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201657,436M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201610,683€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,825$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q12,770€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q113,453M.€
Debt [+]201520,413 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201522,648 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201540.83%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20154,246 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20154,711$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,820 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,128 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-5.64%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20159,630.5chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201510,685.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,588.0chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,980.9chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201523.38%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,524.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20143,353.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.34%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20150chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20150chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20150%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201519.26%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,003€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,222$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015746€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015828$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014529€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014703$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20150€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20150$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/09/2017Ba2
S&P Rating [+]02/25/2016BB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/19/2017BBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201658chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201652ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201546.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201645ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q28.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2180 m.
NMW [+]2015526.1 $
NMW [+]2015433.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201553º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/14/20172.88%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20170.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/31/20153.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201762ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015223.88chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200613.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201615.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20168,704.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20169,634.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201616.77%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201613,661.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201615,121.5 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.33%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,957.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,487.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.55%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20164,857,274chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015421,697chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015552.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20158.77%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015785.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015133,185chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.77%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.776chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201734ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201632ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201528º
Birth Rate [+]201514.52‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.89‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201579.59chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015566chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201511.8chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.72chart0.532015CO2 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