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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2015Q32,040€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016169,578M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016187,593M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,600€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20169,493$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2015Q340,535M.€
Debt [+]201663,076chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201669,819chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201637.60%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,212€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,555$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-5,088chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-5,632chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.00%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201657,686.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201663,852.9chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20144,705.0chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20146,244.1chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.24%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20146,722.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20148,930.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.84%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,500.9chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,766.6chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.44%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201634.00%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,937€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,251$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014235€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014313$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014336€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014447$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016127€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016140$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/21/2017Baa3
S&P Rating [+]05/16/2014BBB-NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/14/2017BBB-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201648chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201768ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201554.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201660º
Innovation Ranking [+]201648ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20175.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2451 m.
NMW [+]2017355.0 $
NMW [+]2017318.5 €
Average Wage [+]20156,851€
Average Wage [+]20157,601$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201539º
Markets
Euro / Romanian new lei [+]11/24/20174.6536
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/24/20179.85%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20172.6%
HICP [+]October 20172.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20173.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/07/20151.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]201845ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20176.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017104,475
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 20176.52
Motor vehicle production [+]2016359,306
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015304.11chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201616.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201657,391.6 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201663,519.8 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201633.84%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201667,362.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201674,539.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201639.72%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-9,970.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-11,019.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.88%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 201713.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201682chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201619,638,309chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015226,943chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20163,484.2chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.15%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016560.5chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20153,408,118chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201517.25%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.802chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201725ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201676ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201545º
Birth Rate [+]20169.60‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.58chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201613.00‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.00chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20156.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.60‰
Number of homicides [+]2015291chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.5chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201625.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.16chart0.532015CO2 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