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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q215,196€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016275,567M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016304,430M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201658,800€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201664,782$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q272,559M.€
Debt [+]2016200,592chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016222,035chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201672.80%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201642,010€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201646,501$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,907chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,111chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-0.70%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201674,552.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201682,522.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20139,600.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201312,729.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201313.45%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201614,579.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201616,137.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.44%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016936.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,034.6chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.27%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201627.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,614€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,283$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,087€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,762$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,086€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,416$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016200€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016220$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/15/2017P-1
S&P Rating [+]06/05/2015A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/07/2017AB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201673chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201724ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201524.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201639º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20176.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q26.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2142 m.
NMW [+]20171,647.8 $
NMW [+]20171,563.3 €
Average Wage [+]201635,592€
Average Wage [+]201639,397$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201512º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/17/20170.58%
Risk Premium [+]11/17/201721
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/20175.82%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20170.6%
HICP [+]October 20170.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20173.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201817ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 2017-3.1%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017136,500
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201734.53
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015490.12chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201223.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201652.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016116,483.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016128,084.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201642.27%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201671,459.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201675,385.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.93%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201645,024.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201652,699.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201616.34%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 20159.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20164,774,833chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015746,260chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015601.2chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201515.79%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,025.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015882,022chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201518.67%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.923chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201710ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201515º
Birth Rate [+]201613.50‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.92chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.40‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.50chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20130.60‰
Number of homicides [+]201530chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.6chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.81chart0.532015CO2 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