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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q210,110€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016215,615M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016238,601M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201639,200€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201643,356$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q255,638M.€
Debt [+]2016135,991chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016150,528chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201663.10%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201624,711€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201627,352$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-3,769chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,172chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.70%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016120,256.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016133,111.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201414,728.6chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201419,571.9chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201412.32%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201614,961.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201616,561.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.35%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,956.3chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,271.5chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.24%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201655.80%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201621,852€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201624,188$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,695€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,590$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,727€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,018$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016537€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016594$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/03/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]10/10/2014AA+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/11/2017AA+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201689chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201710ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201517.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201625º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20178.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q29.9%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2275 m.
Average Wage [+]201643,816€
Average Wage [+]201648,500$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/23/20170.50%
Risk Premium [+]11/23/201715
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/20177.10%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20170.5%
HICP [+]October 20170.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20173.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201813ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20174.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017117,911
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201724.94
Motor vehicle production [+]201655,280
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015493.53chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201324.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201658.9%
Trade
Exports [+]201652,053.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201657,696.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201624.14%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201654,993.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201660,398.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.51%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,939.8 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,701.6 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.36%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20172.8%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201616chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,503,297chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015315,881chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016804.4chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.76%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016896.8chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015295,077chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.38%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.895chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201717ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201514º
Birth Rate [+]20169.60‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.65chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.80‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.60chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.50‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.50‰
Number of homicides [+]201588chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.6chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201611.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.81chart0.532015CO2 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