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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q22,017€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016945,229M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,046,925M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,411€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,209$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2257,222M.€
Debt [+]2016552,829chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016611,927chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201658.43%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20164,335€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20164,798$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-26,961chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-29,843chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.85%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016246,030.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016272,330.8chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201451,917.5chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201468,993.7chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.07%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201628,225.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199810,369.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.58%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20165,442.2chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20166,027.8chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20003.70%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201626.01%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,929€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,135$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014434€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014576$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016232€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998105$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201643€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201647$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/27/2017A3
S&P Rating [+]12/19/2013BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/03/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201630chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201751ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016
Innovation Ranking [+]201661ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20173.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q33.6%
Unemployed [+]2017Q31,931,269 m.
NMW [+]2017100.9 $
NMW [+]201795.6 €
Average Wage [+]20165,459€
Average Wage [+]20156,671$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201558º
Markets
Euro / Mexican pesos [+]11/22/201722.0985
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/22/20177.26%
Risk Premium [+]11/22/2017691
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/21/20175.57%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20176.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20175.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/22/20177.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201849ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 2017-0.5%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]September 20171,034,606
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]September 201712.82
Motor vehicle production [+]20163,597,462
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015308.69chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201016.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016337,817.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016373,929.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201635.74%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016359,125.3 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016397,515.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201637.99%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-21,308.3 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-23,586.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-2.25%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201665chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016127,540,423chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,193,155chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201526,171.3chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.99%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,751.8chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201512,339,062chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201510.20%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.762chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017142ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201666ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201533º
Birth Rate [+]201518.51‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.22chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.82‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.88chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20114.90‰
Number of homicides [+]201520,762chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201516.4chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.72chart0.532015CO2 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