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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q36,287€
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,118,522M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,232,597M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201624,100€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201626,565$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3292,541M.€
Debt [+]20161,107,205chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,225,565chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201699.00%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,796€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201626,340$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-50,401chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-55,789chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.51%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016472,033.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016522,493.3chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201444,324.6chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201458,855.2chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.59%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201670,635.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201678,186.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.50%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201613,523.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201614,902.7chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.06%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201642.20%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201610,145€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201611,229$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014973€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,267$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,521€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,683$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016291€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016321$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/19/2016Baa2
S&P Rating [+]10/02/2015BBB+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/21/2017BBB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201658chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201734ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201540.9chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201676º
Innovation Ranking [+]201628ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 201716.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q316.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q33,732 m.
NMW [+]2017870.3 $
NMW [+]2017825.7 €
Average Wage [+]201626,710€
Average Wage [+]201629,566$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201541º
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]12/15/20171.42%
Risk Premium [+]12/15/2017112
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/14/20178.82%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20171.6%
HICP [+]November 20171.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201828ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20174.1%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]November 20171,228,875
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]November 201731.31
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,885,922
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.36chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]09/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016262,360.3 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016287,415.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201623.46%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016281,277.2 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016309,309.9 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.15%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-18,916.9 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-21,894.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.69%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 2017-0.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201692chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201646,528,966chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20155,852,953chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201610,280.8chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201512.60%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201616,553.3chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,251,004chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.69%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.884chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201723ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201629ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201525º
Birth Rate [+]20168.75‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20161.33chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20168.76‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20163.65‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]2015303chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.66chart6.012015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201622.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.70chart0.532015CO2 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