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GDP Mill. € [+]201616,780,182M.€chart7,754M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201618,624,500M.$chart8,583M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201651,931€chart713€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201657,436$chart789$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q213,511€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q24,365,915M.€
Debt [+]201517,166,182 M.€chart3,899 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201519,048,025 M.$chart4,315 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015105.61%chart50.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201553,494 €chart359 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201559,325$chart397$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-568,671 M.€chart-471 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-631,012 M.$chart-521 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.50%chart-6.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20155,735,246.6chart1,647.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20156,363,973.0chart1,823.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014704,285.8chart326.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014937,740.8chart361.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201414.55%chart17.48%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,352,550.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20161,570,436.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201421.29%chart9.55%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016552,305.7chart88.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016613,010.0chart98.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201614.39%chart7.36%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201535.28%chart21.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201517,873€chart152€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201519,832$chart168$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,211€chart31€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,936$chart34$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20154,211€chart16€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20164,860$chart21$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,709€chart8€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,890$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/18/2013Aaa
S&P Rating [+]08/05/2011AA+NR11/01/2013S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/11/2017AAAB05/05/2011Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201674chart362016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201535.3chart78.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201656º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart121º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20174.4%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q26,792 m.
NMW [+]20171,256.7 $
NMW [+]20171,192.2 €
Average Wage [+]201647,469€
Average Wage [+]201652,543$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201517º
Markets
Euro / United States dollars [+]09/22/20171.1961
10-Year Bond Yield [+]09/22/20172.25%
Risk Premium [+]09/22/2017181
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/21/201713.14%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20171.9%
HICP [+]August 20171.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20172.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/15/20171.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart155º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20170.3%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]August 20176,296,675
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]August 201754.21
Motor vehicle production [+]201612,198,137
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015823.30chart23.832015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201648.6%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,314,126.8 M.€chart1,223.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,454,606.9 M.$chart1,354.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20167.81%chart15.78%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033,924.8 M.€chart2,033.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,251,351.4 M.$chart2,250.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201612.09%chart26.22%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-719,798.1 M.€chart-810.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-796,744.5 M.$chart-896.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-4.28%chart-10.45%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 20173.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201633chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]2016323,127,513chart10,872,2982016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201546,627,102chart245,3992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20157,069.0chart304.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201514.53%chart2.32%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015134,961.0chart702.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20153,023,657chart615,8522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.94%chart5.82%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.920chart0.4852015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017114ºchart79º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201645ºchart127º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201512.40‰chart35.59‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.84chart4.692015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.20‰chart9.24‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.74chart59.722015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201515,696chart6542015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20154.9chart6.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201612.7%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201516.07chart0.532015CO2 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