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GDP Mill. € [+]201638,637M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201642,749M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201613,500€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201614,890$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q23,595€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q210,239M.€
Debt [+]201615,536 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201617,197 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201640.20%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,455 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,986$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016101 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016112 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.30%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201613,213.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201614,626.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20131,614.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20132,143.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201313.29%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,671.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20161,850.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.36%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016575.2chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016636.4chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201511.85%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201634.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,640€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,136$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013544€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013725$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016579€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016640$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016201€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016222$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/08/2017A3
S&P Rating [+]04/11/2014A-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/25/2017A-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201659chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201636ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201543.0chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201697º
Innovation Ranking [+]201636ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20177.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q27.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2102 m.
NMW [+]2017400.6 $
NMW [+]2017380.0 €
Average Wage [+]20158,623€
Average Wage [+]20159,567$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201518º
Markets
Euro / Euros [+]12/31/20143.4528
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/201715.59%
Prices
HICP [+]August 20174.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20173.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201721ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 20175.0%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201722,428
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201711.02
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015468.68chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]09/01/200921.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201615.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201622,607.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201624,945.7 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201658.35%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201624,699.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201627,196.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201663.62%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,092.6 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,250.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.26%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20172.9%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201644chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,847,904chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015136,036chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,373.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.71%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015208.9chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015544,120chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201518.84%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.848chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201737ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201625ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201563º
Birth Rate [+]201610.70‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.70chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201614.30‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.60chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20153.20‰
Number of homicides [+]2015172chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201522.2%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.34chart0.532015CO2 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