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GDP Mill. € [+]2016424,269M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016467,591M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,000€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,314$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q23,038€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2115,358M.€
Debt [+]2016228,166 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016252,557 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201654.40%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,009 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,699$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-10,253 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-11,349 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.40%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016175,080.4chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016193,796.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201420,186.8chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201426,771.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.65%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201618,854.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19986,010.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.70%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20168,438.3chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,299.9chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.25%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.30%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,611€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,104$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014526€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014704$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016497€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998155$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016219€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016245$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/12/2017A2
S&P Rating [+]01/15/2016BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/07/2017A-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201662chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201641ºchart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201539.8chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201664º
Innovation Ranking [+]201639ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20174.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2863 m.
NMW [+]2017478.6 $
NMW [+]2017453.5 €
Average Wage [+]201610,951€
Average Wage [+]201513,079$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201528º
Markets
Euro / Polish zlotys [+]09/21/20174.2805
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/21/201726.74%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20171.8%
HICP [+]August 20171.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 20174.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/05/20151.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201724ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 20176.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017452,409
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201714.24
Motor vehicle production [+]2016681,837
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015638.72chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201123.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201638.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2016182,967.2 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016202,522.1 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201643.31%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016178,245.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016197,311.7 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201642.20%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20164,722.1 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20165,210.4 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20161.11%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20177.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016121chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201637,972,964chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015619,403chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,785.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.63%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,489.3chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20154,449,789chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201511.72%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.855chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201733ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201638ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201532º
Birth Rate [+]201610.10‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.32chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201610.20‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201577.50chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.80‰
Number of homicides [+]2015286chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201517.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.64chart0.532015CO2 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