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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q216,480€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016335,505M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016370,557M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201664,100€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201670,553$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q286,654M.€
Debt [+]2016110,947chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016122,808chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201633.13%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201621,099€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,355$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201613,413chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201614,847chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20164.00%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016170,519.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016188,747.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201329,048.3chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201338,543.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201317.03%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201629,863.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199810,567.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.21%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20165,432.2chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,999.8chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.88%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201650.80%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201632,428€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201635,895$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20135,722€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20137,563$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,731€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,385$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,038€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,142$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/04/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]07/09/1975AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/29/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201685chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201711ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201520.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201666º
Innovation Ranking [+]201622ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20174.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q34.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3112 m.
Average Wage [+]201660,730€
Average Wage [+]201568,434$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Norwegian krones [+]11/23/20179.6393
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/23/20171.52%
Risk Premium [+]11/23/2017117
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/201717.56%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20163.5%
HICP [+]October 20171.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20160.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018chart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 201712.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017154,837
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201737.98
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015610.52chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200625.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201646.9%
Trade
Exports [+]201680,371.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201688,963.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201623.96%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201665,349.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201672,334.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201619.48%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201615,022.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201616,628.3 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20164.48%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20171.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201614chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,258,317chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015741,813chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016593.1chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201514.23%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20162,173.0chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015193,477chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.71%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.949chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201714ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201611.20‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.72chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20167.80‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.50‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.90‰
Number of homicides [+]201429chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.6chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201511.9%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.27chart0.532015CO2 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