Benin GDP Annual Growth Rate 1961-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Benin expanded 5.80 percent in the second quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Benin averaged 3.62 Percent from 1961 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 9.95 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1981 and a record low of -4.90 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1975. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Benin is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique et de l’Analyse Economique.


Benin GDP Annual Growth Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.80 3.20 9.95 -4.90 1961 - 2014 Percent Quarterly
Benin is one of the healthiest African democracies and has an active civil society. Agriculture is the most important sector of the economy. A large part of the population still depends on subsistence agriculture and agriculture products account for over 70 percent of total exports. Recent government investment in infrastructure, agriculture and tourism may result in growth in coming years. This page provides - Benin GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Benin GDP Annual Growth Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, October 20, 2014.

Benin GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP 8.31 7.54 8.31 0.23 USD Billion [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.80 3.20 9.95 -4.90 Percent [+]
GDP per capita 583.87 567.91 583.87 380.15 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1733.93 1686.55 1733.93 1357.06 USD [+]