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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q223,344€
GDP Mill. € [+]201653,005M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201659,979M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201690,700€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016104,095$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q213,788M.€
Debt [+]201610,853chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201612,013chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201620.00%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201618,374€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201620,338$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016845chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016935chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.60%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201622,302.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201624,686.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20142,041.7chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,711.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.63%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,849.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20163,154.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.64%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016260.2chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016294.4chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.24%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201637,758€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201641,794$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,655€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,933$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,312€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,880$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016445€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016511$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]04/28/1994AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/13/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201681chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201719ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201612ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20176.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q215 m.
NMW [+]20172,106.7 $
NMW [+]20171,998.6 €
Average Wage [+]201656,197€
Average Wage [+]201662,205$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201521º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/23/20171.63%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20171.8%
HICP [+]September 20172.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20170.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201759ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20174.9%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201751,192
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201796.61
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015733.25chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201517.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201614,243.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201615,813.2 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201626.87%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201619,661.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201621,656.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201637.09%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,418.6 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,843.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.22%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 2017-25.6%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016228chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016590,667chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015249,325chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,613.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201543.27%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,232.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201561,058chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201510.60%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.898chart0.4852015HDI [+]
79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201634ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201519º
Birth Rate [+]201610.40‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.47chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.80‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.40‰
Number of homicides [+]20144chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201515.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201518.05chart0.532015CO2 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