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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q210,692€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016702,641M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016777,548M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201641,300€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201645,658$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3183,428M.€
Debt [+]2016434,205chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016480,622chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201661.80%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,420€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201628,137$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20162,573chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20162,848chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.40%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016305,249.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016337,880.1chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201436,660.2chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201448,715.7chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.97%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201659,153.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201665,476.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201420.86%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20168,435.9chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,335.2chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.82%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201643.40%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,870€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201619,780$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,173€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,889$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,484€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,856$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016496€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016548$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/31/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]11/20/2015AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/27/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201683chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017chart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201526.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201662º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20174.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q34.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3408 m.
NMW [+]20171,635.5 $
NMW [+]20171,551.6 €
Average Wage [+]201650,853€
Average Wage [+]201656,289$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/21/20170.43%
Risk Premium [+]11/21/20179
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/21/201712.14%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.3%
HICP [+]October 20171.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20176.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201832ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20171.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017417,695
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201729.56
Motor vehicle production [+]201644,430
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015553.33chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]10/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201652.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016516,248.9 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016569,705.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201673.47%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016456,289.7 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016503,414.2 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201664.94%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201659,959.2 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201666,291.1 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.53%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20175.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016411chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201617,081,507chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,979,486chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,364.8chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.66%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,361.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015981,434chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.78%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.924chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201719ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201616ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201610.10‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.66chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20168.70‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.60chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.00‰
Number of homicides [+]2015104chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.6chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201511.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20159.77chart0.532015CO2 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