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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q23,853€
GDP Mill. € [+]201681,154M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201689,525M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201614,900€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201616,499$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q220,941M.€
Debt [+]201642,053chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201646,549chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201651.90%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20167,737€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20168,564$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,362chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,507chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.70%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201633,706.3chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201637,309.5chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20143,225.0chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20144,277.5chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201410.16%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20164,445.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20164,920.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.95%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016938.3chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,035.0chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.73%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.60%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,201€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,864$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014593€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014790$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016819€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016907$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016172€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016191$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/07/2017A2
S&P Rating [+]07/31/2015A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/04/2017A+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201651chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201759ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201542.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201687º
Innovation Ranking [+]201637ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20177.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q28.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2223 m.
NMW [+]2017458.5 $
NMW [+]2017435.0 €
Average Wage [+]201610,918€
Average Wage [+]201612,085$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201534º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/17/2017-2.72%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20171.5%
HICP [+]September 20171.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20172.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201733ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 2017-0.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201793,080
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201719.39
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,040,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015438.35chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.1%
Trade
Exports [+]201670,119.7 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201677,634.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201686.40%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201668,211.6 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201675,470.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201684.05%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20161,908.1 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,163.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20162.35%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 20176.9%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016111chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,435,343chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015177,190chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,137.6chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.27%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015683.7chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015341,620chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.30%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.845chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201726ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201694ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201540º
Birth Rate [+]201610.60‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.40chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.60‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.70chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.80‰
Number of homicides [+]201548chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.9chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201512.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20156.68chart0.532015CO2 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