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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q218,171€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016604,456M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016669,038M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201672,200€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201680,346$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2152,961M.€
Debt [+]2015267,083chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015296,328chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201543.64%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201532,074€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201535,586$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20162,013chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20162,229chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.30%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016207,487.9chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016229,668.4chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201427,260.1chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201436,144.4chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.53%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201646,974.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,011.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201422.70%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,289.2chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,747.5chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.87%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201634.30%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201624,649€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201627,284$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,328€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,440$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,641€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,111$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016512€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016570$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAANR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/29/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201686chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017chart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2213 m.
Average Wage [+]201678,459€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Swiss francs [+]11/22/20171.1609
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/23/2017-0.14%
Risk Premium [+]11/23/2017-49
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/22/201713.04%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2016-0.0%
HICP [+]October 20170.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 2017-0.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/06/2017-1.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201833ºchart151º2018Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017318,199
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201742.01
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016273,853.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016303,220.5 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201645.31%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016244,211.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016268,657.8 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201640.40%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201629,642.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201634,562.7 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20164.90%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20170%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016204chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,417,700chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,438,702chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,493.6chart207.12016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201529.29%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20168,846.2chart734.22016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015664,557chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.98%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.939chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201610.50‰chart37.43‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.54chart5.052015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20167.80‰chart9.32‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart60.582015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201557chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.7chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.83chart0.532015CO2 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