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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2015Q35,183€
GDP Mill. € [+]201618,123M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201619,810M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201621,300€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201623,352$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2015Q34,390M.€
Debt [+]201619,418chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201621,493chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016107.10%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201622,716€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,144$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201682chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201691chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.50%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20166,946.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20167,688.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,080.7chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20141,433.0chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.53%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014531.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2014705.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20147.58%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016322.8chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016352.9chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.33%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.30%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,126€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,995$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,271€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,670$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014690€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014907$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016379€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016416$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/28/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]03/17/2017BB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/20/2017BBB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201655chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201764ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201566.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201631ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 201710.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q210.6%
Unemployed [+]2017Q245 m.
NMW [+]2016947.2 $
NMW [+]2016870.0 €
Average Wage [+]200722,337€
Average Wage [+]200730,612$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201527º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/12/20175.12%
Prices
HICP [+]November 20170.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20170.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201853ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20176.2%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201713,300
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201717.99
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015700.49chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/13/201419.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20162,680.6 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,871.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201614.79%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20167,077.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20166,490.6 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201639.05%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,396.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,619.2 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-24.26%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20177.3%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201692chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016854,802chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015196,167chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016321.1chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201523.12%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016408.7chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015177,185chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201520.89%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.856chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201764ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201684ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201530º
Birth Rate [+]201611.10‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.32chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.40‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.80chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201515chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.29chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.2%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.29chart0.532015CO2 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