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GDP Mill. € [+]2016175,888M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016194,248M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201616,300€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201617,901$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q24,093€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q244,026M.€
Debt [+]2016314,897 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016348,559 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016179.00%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201629,273 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201632,042$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20161,288 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20161,426 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.70%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201686,185.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201695,398.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20057,907.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20059,850.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20058.70%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20168,507.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20169,417.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.98%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,497.1chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,966.5chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.75%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201649.00%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,012€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,868$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2005718€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2005898$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016789€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016873$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016417€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016458$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/23/2017Caa2
S&P Rating [+]01/22/2016B-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/18/2017B-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201644chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201681ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201552.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201692º
Innovation Ranking [+]201640ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]June 201721.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q221.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q21,017 m.
NMW [+]2017720.8 $
NMW [+]2017683.8 €
Average Wage [+]201620,074€
Average Wage [+]201622,220$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201540º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]09/20/20175.48%
Risk Premium [+]09/20/2017503
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/19/201718.52%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20170.9%
HICP [+]August 20170.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 20172.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201761ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 20171.9%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201781,816
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 20178.23
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015575.43chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]06/01/201624.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201655.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201625,448.3 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201628,136.5 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201614.47%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201644,153.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201648,591.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.10%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-18,705.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-20,455.4 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.63%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]June 20174.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201682chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,757,293chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,242,514chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015428.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.52%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,317.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015871,643chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.08%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.866chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201773ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201692ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201579º
Birth Rate [+]20168.60‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.33chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201611.00‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.10chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20141.30‰
Number of homicides [+]201593chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.9chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201521.4%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20156.23chart0.532015CO2 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