Gross Domestic Product of Benin grew 6.7% in 2018 compared to last year. This rate is 10 -tenths of one percent higher than the figure of 5.7% published in 2017.
The GDP figure in 2018 was €12,082$14,269 million, Benin is number 129 in the ranking of GDP of the 196 countries that we publish. The absolute value of GDP in Benin rose €843$1,572 million with respect to 2017.
The GDP per capita of Benin in 2018 was €1,052$1,242, €46$106 higher than in 2017, it was €1,006$1,136. To view the evolution of the GDP per capita, it is interesting to look back a few years and compare these data with those of 2008 when the GDP per capita in Benin was €765$1,125.
If we order the countries according to their GDP per capita, Benin is in 164 th position. According to this parameter, its population is among the poorest of the 196 countries whose GDP we publish.