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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q22,395€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016780,225M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016863,390M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20169,775€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201610,817$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2191,145M.€
Debt [+]2015213,193chart3,8962016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015236,538chart4,3132016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201527.53%chart50.27%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,708€chart358€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,004$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-9,799chart-4582016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-10,872chart-5072016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-1.27%chart-5.91%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015258,917.2chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015287,268.7chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201334,046.0chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201345,295.1chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201312.43%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201626,634.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19986,966.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.50%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201613,467.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201614,903.2chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.11%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201533.43%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,288€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,648$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013444€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013591$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016338€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998107$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016169€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016187$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/17/2017Ba1
S&P Rating [+]07/20/2016BBNR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/21/2017BB+B05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201641chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201753ºchart120º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201574.5chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201678º
Innovation Ranking [+]201642ºchart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]June 201711.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q210.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q23,200 m.
NMW [+]2017504.6 $
NMW [+]2017442.9 €
Average Wage [+]201611,009€
Average Wage [+]201511,753$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201568º
Markets
Euro / Turkish liras [+]10/16/20174.2975
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/12/201735.57%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 201711.2%
HICP [+]July 201710.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 201716.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/25/20168.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201769ºchart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20175.3%
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,485,927
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015195.08chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200618.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2016128,792.0 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016142,557.4 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201616.51%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016179,468.0 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016198,610.3 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.00%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-50,676.0 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-56,052.9 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.50%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 20172.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016102chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201679,814,871chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,964,916chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,395.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.77%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,086.6chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20153,114,471chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.96%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.767chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017146ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016130ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201575º
Birth Rate [+]201616.50‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.14chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20165.30‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.20chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.70‰
Number of homicides [+]20123,216chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20124.3chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201323.1%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.54chart0.532015CO2 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