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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q3847€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016842,448M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016932,448M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,256€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,604$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3219,062M.€
Debt [+]2016234,725chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016259,817chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201627.86%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016907€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,004$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-20,941chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-23,180chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.49%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016141,708.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016156,856.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201527,878.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201530,930.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201520.52%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20147,199.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]1998675.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.73%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20167,381.0chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20168,169.5chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.12%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201616.82%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016548€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016606$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015109€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015121$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201429€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19983$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201629€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201632$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/08/2017Baa3
S&P Rating [+]05/19/2017BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/19/2017BBB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201637chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201736ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201575.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201630º
Innovation Ranking [+]201688ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q12.9%
Unemployed [+]2017Q13,812 m.
NMW [+]2013137.8 $
NMW [+]2013104.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201569º
Markets
Euro / Indonesian rupiah [+]12/12/201716,004.4100
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/12/201713.89%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20157.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/16/20166.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201872ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,177,389
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201588.13chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201630.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016130,535.5 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016144,489.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.49%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016122,552.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016135,652.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201614.55%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20167,983.5 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20168,836.9 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.95%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016135chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016258,705,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015328,846chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20168,976.8chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.13%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016837.7chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20153,876,739chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.52%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.689chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201752ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201688ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201574º
Birth Rate [+]201519.35‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.39chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.10‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201569.04chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,277chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.50chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.95chart0.532015CO2 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