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GDP Mill. € [+]201621,098M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201623,130M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201616,000€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201617,633$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q24,353€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q25,727M.€
Debt [+]20161,984 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,197 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]20169.50%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,508 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,675$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201657 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201663 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.30%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20168,450.1chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,353.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,083.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20141,439.2chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201414.26%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,063.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20161,176.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.54%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016457.9chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016502.0chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]2013108.70%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201640.40%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,423€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20167,109$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014822€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,094$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016808€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016894$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016347€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016383$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/21/2017A1
S&P Rating [+]08/09/2011AA-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/12/2017A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201670chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201630ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201543.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201638º
Innovation Ranking [+]201624ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]June 20176.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q27.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q249 m.
NMW [+]2017495.4 $
NMW [+]2017470.0 €
Average Wage [+]201613,640€
Average Wage [+]201615,098$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201516º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/19/201715.36%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20162.2%
HICP [+]August 20174.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 20175.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201712ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 20174.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201724,007
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201722.27
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015595.16chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/200920.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201656.3%
Trade
Exports [+]201611,897.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201613,171.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201656.39%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201613,493.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201614,948.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201663.95%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,595.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,777.0 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-7.56%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20171.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201629chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20161,315,635chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015202,348chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015445.5chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201515.38%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015176.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015198,042chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201515.05%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.865chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201736ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201622ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201523º
Birth Rate [+]201610.70‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.58chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201611.70‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.00chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.60‰
Number of homicides [+]201542chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20153.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201521.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201522.29chart0.532015CO2 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