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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q28,719€
GDP Mill. € [+]20164,463,535M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20164,936,543M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201635,157€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,883$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q21,106,980M.€
Debt [+]20159,398,437chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201510,427,566chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015238.11%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201574,016€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201582,121$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-138,714chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-153,904chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.51%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,446,941.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,605,381.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014131,060.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014174,158.7chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.29%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016408,006.8
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]1998213,704.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201420.28%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201641,717.4chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201646,138.2chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20155.44%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201536.66%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201511,395€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201512,643$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,031€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,370$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,214€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,690$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016329€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016363$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/30/2016A1
S&P Rating [+]09/16/2015A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/27/2017AB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201672chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017chart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201536.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201691º
Innovation Ranking [+]201616ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20172.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q32.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q31,900 m.
NMW [+]20151,155.5 $
NMW [+]2015959.9 €
Average Wage [+]201642,517€
Average Wage [+]201541,352$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Japanese yen [+]11/21/2017131.8700
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/22/20170.02%
Risk Premium [+]11/22/2017-33
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/22/201717.83%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20160.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20173.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/05/20100.10%
Business
Doing Business [+]201834ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20174.1%
Motor vehicle production [+]20169,204,590
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015609.59chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20158.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201656.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016582,648.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016644,933.3 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201613.05%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016548,312.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016606,926.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201612.28%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201634,336.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201638,006.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.77%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016336chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016126,960,000chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,043,877chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20153,670.2chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.61%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158,866.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015797,496chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.63%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.903chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201710ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016111ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]20157.90‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.46chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201510.10‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.84chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014395chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.3chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20159.90chart0.532015CO2 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