Benin | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 597 Jul/15 589 411 : 792
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 8.75 USD Billion Dec/14 8.31 0.23 : 8.75
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.5 percent Mar/15 7.1 -4.9 : 9.95
GDP per capita 598 USD Dec/14 584 380 : 598
GDP per capita PPP 1779 USD Dec/14 1734 1357 : 1779
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 1 percent Dec/12 1 1 : 5.5
Population 10.6 Million Dec/14 10.32 2.42 : 10.6
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.4 percent May/15 -2 -2.9 : 15.2
Food Inflation -4.5 percent May/15 -4.4 -4.5 : 14.86
Consumer Price Index CPI 115 Index Points May/15 111 99.4 : 115
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 3.5 percent Jun/15 3.5 3.5 : 4.25
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -228 CFA Franc Billion Mar/15 -700 -700 : 252
Exports 88.85 CFA Franc Billion Mar/15 138 0.8 : 601
Imports 317 CFA Franc Billion Mar/15 838 27.4 : 838
Current Account -577 USD Million Dec/12 -516 -649 : 10.55
Current Account to GDP -15.2 percent Dec/14 -14.5 -29.75 : 0.7
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -1.1 percent of GDP Dec/14 -1.9 -4.2 : 0.2
Government Debt to GDP 18.3 percent Dec/14 18 11.4 : 58.2
Credit Rating 30 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 3.44 Points Dec/14 3.61 3.42 : 3.77
Competitiveness Rank 130 Dec/14 119 103 : 130
Corruption Index 39 Points Dec/14 36 25 : 39
Corruption Rank 80 Dec/14 94 77 : 121
Ease of Doing Business 151 Dec/14 174 151 : 175
Industrial Production -4 percent Jun/14 1.5 -8.5 : 16.6
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Sales Tax Rate 18 percent Dec/15 18 18 : 18




Economic Indicators for Benin including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Benin economy. 7/7/2015