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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q25,198€
GDP Mill. € [+]201640,418M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201644,727M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201619,600€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201621,668$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q210,738M.€
Debt [+]201631,730chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201635,122chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201678.50%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201615,359€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201617,001$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-754chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-835chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.90%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201618,238.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201620,188.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20131,988.3chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20132,640.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201310.00%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,445.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20162,706.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.83%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016371.4chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016411.0chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.22%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201645.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,828€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,772$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013966€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,283$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,185€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,311$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016180€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016199$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/08/2017Baa1
S&P Rating [+]06/16/2017A+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/25/2017A-B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201661chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201748ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201531.6chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016
Innovation Ranking [+]201632ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20176.4%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q26.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q266 m.
NMW [+]2017848.5 $
NMW [+]2017805.0 €
Average Wage [+]201618,292€
Average Wage [+]201620,247$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201515º
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/24/20179.11%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.0%
HICP [+]October 20171.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20171.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201837ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20178.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201767,726
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201739.45
Motor vehicle production [+]2016133,702
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015575.42chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/201322.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201661.1%
Trade
Exports [+]201629,742.4 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201632,850.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201673.59%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201627,597.5 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201630,449.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201668.28%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,144.9 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,400.8 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.31%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20175.8%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016102chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,065,895chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015235,966chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016364.3chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.43%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016763.7chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015140,490chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.81%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.890chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201526º
Birth Rate [+]20169.90‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.57chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.50‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201580.90chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.20‰
Number of homicides [+]201525chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.55chart0.532015CO2 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