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GDP Mill. € [+]2016462,058M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016511,000M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201646,600€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201651,125$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q211,905€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2118,990M.€
Debt [+]2016190,559 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016210,930 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201641.60%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201619,065 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201621,268$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20164,309 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20164,769 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.90%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016231,639.0chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016256,401.2chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201433,209.4chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201444,041.0chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201414.94%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201642,699.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199816,944.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201419.03%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,812.5chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,322.2chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.39%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201650.10%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201623,175€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201625,653$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,423€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,518$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20164,335€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,914$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016485€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016532$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/08/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]02/16/2004AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/04/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201688chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201520.2chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201644º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20176.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q27.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2397 m.
Average Wage [+]201644,679€
Average Wage [+]201549,982$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Swedish kronas [+]09/22/20179.5358
10-Year Bond Yield [+]09/22/20170.87%
Risk Premium [+]09/22/201743
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/20175.51%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20172.2%
HICP [+]August 20172.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 20174.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/17/2016-0.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 20176.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017378,257
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201744.06
Motor vehicle production [+]2016205,374
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015535.92chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/199625.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201660.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016126,015.7 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016139,539.0 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.31%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016127,222.1 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016140,347.0 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201627.47%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,206.4 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-807.9 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-0.16%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20172.6%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201622chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20169,995,153chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,639,771chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20153,268.7chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201516.65%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,401.4chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015333,428chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.38%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.913chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201718ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201611.80‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.85chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.20‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.20chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.50‰
Number of homicides [+]2015112chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.2chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201514.5%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.35chart0.532015CO2 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