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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q24,651€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016185,180M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016204,649M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201617,900€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201619,821$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q247,951M.€
Debt [+]2016240,958chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016266,716chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016130.10%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,372€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,871$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-3,665chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,057chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.00%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201683,370.8chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201692,283.1chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20148,871.3chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201411,788.6chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.89%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201610,960.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201612,131.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.91%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,408.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,766.9chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.02%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201645.00%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,087€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,951$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014851€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,133$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,060€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,173$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016329€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016365$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/01/2017Ba1
S&P Rating [+]09/15/2017BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/16/2017BB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201662chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201742ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201529.7chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201675º
Innovation Ranking [+]201630ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20178.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q38.6%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3444 m.
NMW [+]2017685.0 $
NMW [+]2017649.8 €
Average Wage [+]201617,521€
Average Wage [+]201619,394$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201538º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/22/20171.90%
Risk Premium [+]11/22/2017155
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/21/201713.09%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.4%
HICP [+]October 20171.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201829ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20174.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017215,892
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201725.03
Motor vehicle production [+]2016143,096
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015567.79chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201123.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201661.3%
Trade
Exports [+]201650,022.3 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201655,661.6 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.01%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201661,242.9 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201667,567.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201633.07%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-11,220.6 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-11,905.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.06%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20173.9%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016112chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,309,573chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015837,257chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20154,367.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20158.10%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,303.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,306,321chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201522.30%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.843chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201631ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201538º
Birth Rate [+]20168.40‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.31chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201610.70‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.30chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.10‰
Number of homicides [+]2015100chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.0chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201519.5%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.91chart0.532015CO2 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