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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q33,169€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016113,731M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016124,380M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,600€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,695$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q331,045M.€
Debt [+]201684,448chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201693,475chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201673.90%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20168,619€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20169,541$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,108chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,333chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.90%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201653,093.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201658,768.6chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20144,919.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20146,492.5chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.41%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20165,851.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19982,404.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.14%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,147.2chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,254.6chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.15%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201646.70%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,419€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,998$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014499€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014657$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016595€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998234$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016117€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016128$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/04/2016Baa3
S&P Rating [+]09/16/2016BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/10/2017BBB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201648chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201760ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201549.1chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201653º
Innovation Ranking [+]201633ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20174.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2196 m.
NMW [+]2017434.1 $
NMW [+]2017411.5 €
Average Wage [+]201610,635€
Average Wage [+]201511,353$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201532º
Markets
Euro / Hungarian forints [+]12/11/2017313.9500
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/11/201717.41%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20172.9%
HICP [+]October 20172.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20174.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/25/20160.90%
Business
Doing Business [+]201848ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20177.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017105,384
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201713.43
Motor vehicle production [+]2016472,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015377.52chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201227.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201633.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201692,073.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016101,980.5 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201680.96%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201684,828.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201693,690.1 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201674.59%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20167,244.3 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20168,290.3 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20166.37%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 20176.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016105chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20169,797,561chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015449,632chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20164,609.2chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.57%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016960.5chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015595,937chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.06%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.836chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201715ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016101ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201539º
Birth Rate [+]20169.70‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.45chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201613.00‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.70chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]2014146chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.48chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201614.5%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.89chart0.532015CO2 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