Benin Benin

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Benin, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 114,760 Km2.

Benin, with a population of 12,123,198 people, it is ranked at 77º position by population of 196 countries and has a population density of 106 people per km2.

It's capital is Porto-Novo and its currency is West African CFA franc

Benin is holding the 125 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 7,469 millions of euros (8,835 millions of dollars), ( 50.62% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €616 euros per inhabitant$729 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Benin, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.545 points in 2019, leaving it in 158th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Benin are business, you must know it's in the 153th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Benin, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Benin Economy
Annual GDP [+]2020€13,754M
Annual GDP [+]2020$15,674M
GDP per capita [+]2020€1,134
GDP per capita [+]2020$1,293
Debt (M.€.) [+]20217,469
Debt ($M) [+]20218,835
Debt (%GDP) [+]202150.62%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€616
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$729
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-856
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-1,013
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-5.80%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20212,970.9
Expenditure ($M) [+]20213,514.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019381.2
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019426.8
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201817.71%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017125.6
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017141.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20174.58%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]202064.7
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]202073.8
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20202.70%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202120.13%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€245
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$290
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€32
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$36
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€8
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$9
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€5
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$6
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]10/29/2021B+
Corruption Index [+]202142
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019125º
Fragile States Index [+]201875.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018117º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018121º
NMW [+]2013$64.0
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017105º
Doing Business [+]2019153º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Annual arrivals [+]2018295,000
Exports [+]2020€2,281.6M
Exports [+]2020$2,606.0M
Exports % GDP [+]202016.59%
Imports [+]2020€3,116.8M
Imports [+]2020$3,560.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202022.66%
Trade balance [+]2020€-835.2M
Trade balance [+]2020$-954.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-6.07%
Density [+]2020106
Global Peace Ranking [+]202196º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017266.3
% Immigrant [+]20193.31%
% Emigrant [+]20195.65%
Birth Rate [+]201935.83‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017801.3
Crude death rate [+]20198.72‰
Fertility Rate [+]20194.77
% risk of poverty [+]201938.5%
Population [+]202012,123,198
Immigrant stock [+]2019390,112
Emigrant stock [+]2019666,357
HDI [+]20190.545
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020119º
Life expectancy [+]201961.77
Suicides [+]20151,017
Suicide rate [+]20159.61
Number of homicides [+]2017126
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20171.13
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20200.61
Annual crude oil production [+]20030
Crude Oil Reserves [+]20218.0
Consumption GWh [+]2020524
Generation GWh [+]2020226
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/15/2022163
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/15/202226,952
Fully vaccinated [+]05/08/20222,625,325
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/15/202213.45
Doses administered [+]05/08/20223,333,450