Benin Government Budget 2002-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Benin recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Benin averaged -1.64 Percent of GDP from 2002 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 0.20 Percent of GDP in 2007 and a record low of -4.20 Percent of GDP in 2009. Government Budget in Benin is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).


Benin Government Budget

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.20 -1.30 0.20 -4.20 2002 - 2013 Percent of GDP Yearly
Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Benin Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Benin Government Budget - was last refreshed on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Benin Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Budget -1.20 -1.30 0.20 -4.20 Percent of GDP [+]
Government Debt to GDP 16.60 17.80 58.20 11.40 Percent [+]
Credit Rating 30.00 [+]