Benin | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Currency 475.19 475.94 493.90 2014-04-21 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP 7.55 7.29 2.01 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.40 3.50 3.43 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita 567.91 553.74 468.59 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1364.20 1330.16 1193.60 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 10.05 9.78 5.07 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 1.00 3.50 3.33 Percent 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate -1.50 -0.50 3.13 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 3.50 3.50 3.99 Percent 2014-03-05 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Balance of Trade -326.66 -667.41 -62.62 CFA Franc Billion 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Current Account -530.34 -648.93 -159.96 USD Million 2010-12-31 Yearly [+]
Current Account to GDP -9.50 -10.00 -6.52 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Exports 67.20 63.57 20.55 CFA Franc Billion 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Imports 393.87 730.90 82.55 CFA Franc Billion 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 18.80 19.00 22.51 Percent 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget -1.50 -1.80 -1.71 Percent of GDP 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 30.00 Monthly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18.00 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Benin Inflation Rate at -1.50 Percent  
The inflation rate in Benin was recorded at -1.50 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Benin is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Benin Balance of Trade at -326.66 CFA Franc Billion  
Benin recorded a trade deficit of 326.66 CFA Franc Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Benin is reported by the INSAE, Benin.
Benin Imports at 393.87 CFA Franc Billion  
Imports in Benin decreased to 393.87 CFA Franc Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 730.90 CFA Franc Billion in the third quarter of 2013. Imports in Benin is reported by the INSAE, Benin.
Benin Exports at 67.20 CFA Franc Billion  
Exports in Benin increased to 67.20 CFA Franc Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 63.57 CFA Franc Billion in the third quarter of 2014. Exports in Benin is reported by the INSAE, Benin.
Benin Current Account to GDP at -9.50 Percent  
Benin recorded a Current Account deficit of 9.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Benin is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Benin GDP Annual Growth Rate at 5.40 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Benin expanded 5.40 percent in 2012 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Benin is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Benin Sales Tax Rate at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Benin stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Benin is reported by the Direction Générale des Impôts et des Domaines.
Benin Government Debt To GDP at 18.80 Percent  
Benin recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 18.80 percent of the countrys Gross Domestic Product in 2011. Government Debt To GDP in Benin is reported by the Central Bank of West African States.
Benin Interest Rate at 3.50 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Benin was last recorded at 3.50 percent. Interest Rate in Benin is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Benin Population at 10.05 Million  
The total population in Benin was last recorded at 10.1 million people in 2012 from 2.4 million in 1960, changing 315 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Benin is reported by the World Bank.
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