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

Benin, with a population of 11,485,048 people, it is ranked at 78º position by population of 196 countries 100 people per km2.

The capital is Porto-Novo and its currency is West African CFA franc

Benin is holding the 129 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2018 was 4,957 millions of euros5,855 millions of dollars, ( 41.05% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 432€ euros per inhabitant510$ 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 0.515 points in 2017, leaving it in 163th 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 [+]201812,082M.€
Annual GDP [+]201814,269M.$
GDP per capita [+]20181,052€
GDP per capita [+]20181,242$
Debt [+]20184,957
Debt [+]20185,855
Debt (%GDP) [+]201841.05%
Debt Per Capita [+]2018432€
Debt Per Capita [+]2018510$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-359
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-424
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-2.97%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20181,999.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20182,361.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016426.5
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016472.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201618.79%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201684.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201693.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20163.72%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018104.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018123.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20183.72%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201816.55%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2018174€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2018206$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201639€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201643$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20166€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20166$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20189€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201811$
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NR
Fitch Rating [+]03/08/2019B
Corruption Index [+]201840
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018123º
Fragile States Index [+]201875.7
RTI Raking [+]09/28/2018117º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018121º
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017105º
Doing Business [+]2019153º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83
Exports [+]20171,820.2 M.€
Exports [+]20172,056.3 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201716.19%
Imports [+]20173,110.7 M.€
Imports [+]20173,514.1 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201727.68%
Trade balance [+]2017-1,290.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-1,457.9 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-11.48%
Density [+]2018100
Global Peace Ranking [+]201972º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017266.3
% Immigrant [+]20172.27%
% Emigrant [+]20175.62%
Birth Rate [+]201736.62‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017801.3
Crude death rate [+]20179.03‰
Fertility Rate [+]20174.91
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.18
Population [+]201811,485,048
Immigrant stock [+]2017253,284
Emigrant stock [+]2017627,997
HDI [+]20170.515
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2018118º
Life expectancy [+]201761.17
Number of homicides [+]2015654
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20170.64