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Benin

Benin ( (listen) ben-EEN, bin-EEN; French: Bénin [benɛ̃]), officially the Republic of Benin (French: République du Bénin) and formerly known as Dahomey, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, Nigeria to the east, Burkina Faso to the north-west, and Niger to the north-east. The majority of its population lives on the small southern coastline of the Bight of Benin, part of the Gulf of Guinea in the northernmost tropical portion of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, but the seat of government is in Cotonou, the country's largest city and economic capital. Benin covers an area of 114,763 square kilometres (44,310 sq mi) and its population in 2018 was estimated to be approximately 11.49 million. Benin is a tropical nation, highly dependent on agriculture, and is a large exporter of cotton and palm oil. Substantial employment and income arise from subsistence farming.The official language of Benin is French, with several indigenous languages such as Fon, Bariba, Yoruba and Dendi also being commonly spoken. The largest religious group in Benin is Catholicism, followed closely by Islam, Vodun (commonly referred to as Voodoo outside the country) and Protestantism. Ben... [More]
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Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-169.02 20 Jun -171 -680 : -8.3 Quarterly Jun/20

CPI Transportation

111.90 20 Oct 112 91.2 : 140 Monthly

Capacity Utilization

0 20 Jun 62 46.9 : 78.3 Quarterly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 44.4 3.42 : 45.82 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 123 103 : 130 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

104.90 20 Oct 104 88.7 : 105 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Nov 2916 0 : 2974 Daily Dec/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Nov 41 0 : 43 Daily Dec/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Nov 2579 0 : 2819 Daily Dec/20

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 40 25 : 41 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 85 77 : 121 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

0 20 Oct 105 96.6 : 119 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Nov : Monthly 31

Currency

546.25 20 Nov 546 415 : 632 Daily

Current Account

0 18 Dec -531 -886 : 10.55 Yearly

Current Account to GDP

-5.70 19 Dec -6 -29.75 : 0.66 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

6.49 17 Dec 6.93 6.49 : 8.58 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 153 149 : 175 Yearly

Exports

111.75 20 Jun 161 0.8 : 185 Quarterly

Food Inflation

9.40 20 Sep 6.3 -6.7 : 14.86 Monthly

GDP

14.39 19 Dec 14.25 0.23 : 14.39 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-2.20 20 Jun 3.8 -4.9 : 9.95 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

4629.70 18 Dec 4324 490 : 4630 Yearly

GDP From Agriculture

983.50 18 Dec 900 180 : 984 Yearly

GDP From Manufacturing

1012.80 18 Dec 944 63.2 : 1013 Yearly

GDP From Mining

15.90 18 Dec 15 -9 : 15.9 Yearly

GDP From Public Administration

330.00 18 Dec 314 45.9 : 330 Yearly

GDP From Services

1696.10 18 Dec 1593 171 : 1696 Yearly

GDP Per Capita Ppp

3287.30 19 Dec 3161 2175 : 3287 Yearly

GDP per capita

1259.81 19 Dec 1211 689 : 1260 Yearly

Government Budget

-2.50 19 Dec -4.7 -6.5 : 0.2 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

21.60 19 Dec 19.3 10.5 : 58.2 Yearly Dec/19

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 5652 1243 : 6405 Quarterly

Imports

280.77 20 Jun 332 27.4 : 745 Quarterly

Industrial Production

0 20 Jun -2.9 -29.2 : 48.8 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

4.80 20 Sep 4.7 -3.8 : 15.2 Monthly Sep/20

Inflation Rate Mom

-0.30 20 Sep -0.6 -2.6 : 5 Monthly

Interbank Rate

4.00 20 Sep 4.25 2.5 : 7.35 Monthly

Interest Rate

4.00 20 Oct 4 3.5 : 4.5 Daily Oct/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 1642 165 : 1642 Quarterly

Military Expenditure

0 18 Dec 116 14 : 116 Yearly

Population

11.88 19 Dec 11.49 2.43 : 11.88 Yearly Dec/19

Retail Sales YoY

0 20 Jun -6.5 -35.5 : 47.9 Quarterly

Sales Tax Rate

18.00 20 Dec 18 18 : 18 Yearly

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0 0 : 0.46 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

2.00 19 Dec 2.1 0.7 : 2.7 Yearly Dec/19
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -169.02 -335 -335 -335 -335 -335 Jun/20
CPI Transportation 111.90 115 112 110 103 104
Consumer Price Index Cpi 104.90 106 107 109 104 106
Currency 546.25 554 558 562 550 571
Current Account to GDP -5.70 -6 -6 -6 -7.5 -6 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 6.49 6.49 6.24 5.99 6.49 6.49 %
Exports 111.75 125 125 125 125 145
Food Inflation 9.40 0.8 1.2 1.5 1 1.3
GDP 14.39 14 14 14 12 14
GDP Annual Growth Rate -2.20 4.2 5 5.6 2.7 5.8
GDP Constant Prices 4629.70 4755 4824 4861 4872 5154
GDP From Agriculture 983.50 1010 1025 1033 1014 1073
GDP From Manufacturing 1012.80 1040 1055 1063 1063 1125
GDP From Mining 15.90 16.33 16.57 16.7 16.9 17.88
GDP From Public Administration 330.00 339 344 346 354 374
GDP From Services 1696.10 1742 1767 1781 1795 1899
GDP Per Capita Ppp 3287.30 2850 2850 2850 2700 2850
GDP per capita 1259.81 1200 1200 1200 1150 1200
Government Budget -2.50 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -4 -3.7
Government Debt to GDP 21.60 32 32 32 43 32 Dec/19
Imports 280.77 460 460 460 460 480
Inflation Rate 4.80 3.6 4.1 4 4 4.1 Sep/20
Inflation Rate Mom -0.30 0.8 1 1 -0.6 1.3
Interbank Rate 4.00 3.66 3.66 3.66 5.27 5.27
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 4 4 4 Oct/20
Population 11.88 12.46 12.46 12.46 12.11 12.42 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18
Unemployment Rate 2.00 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.3 Dec/19