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GDP Mill. € [+]201618,130M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201620,047M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201653,900€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201659,629$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q114,855€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q25,397M.€
Debt [+]201510,293 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201511,420 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201568.05%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201530,954 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201534,347$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20162,334 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20162,583 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]201612.90%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20168,260.4chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,143.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013909.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,208.3chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201317.67%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,279.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20161,416.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.73%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201213.6chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201217.4chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20120.36%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201645.60%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201624,414€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201627,024$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,810€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20133,710$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,847€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20164,258$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201242€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201254$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/01/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]03/17/2017ANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/07/2017A-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201678chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201629ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201523.4chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201696º
Innovation Ranking [+]201613ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20172.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q12.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q16 m.
Average Wage [+]201663,224€
Average Wage [+]201669,983$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201520º
Markets
Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]09/22/2017128.3500
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/20172.40%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.9%
HICP [+]August 2017-2.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/14/20174.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201720ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201719,337
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201764.37
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015787.14chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201524.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201644.4%
Trade
Exports [+]20164,026.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20164,455.8 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201622.23%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,987.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20165,699.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201628.43%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-961.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,243.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.20%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20163chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016338,349chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201537,522chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015190.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.28%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015126.5chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201538,496chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201511.58%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.921chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201612.00‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.90‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.50chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20114.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20111.60‰
Number of homicides [+]20153chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.9chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]20159.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201511.76chart0.532015CO2 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