Gross Domestic Product of Benin grew 5.8% in 2017 compared to last year. This rate is 18 -tenths of one percent higher than the figure of 4% published in 2016.
The GDP figure in 2017 was €8,185$9,247 million, Benin is number 142 in the ranking of GDP of the 196 countries that we publish. The absolute value of GDP in Benin rose €440$674 million with respect to 2016.
The GDP per capita of Benin in 2017 was €732$827, €17$36 higher than in 2016, it was €715$791. 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 2007 when the GDP per capita in Benin was €516$707.
If we order the countries according to their GDP per capita, Benin is in 169 th position. According to this parameter, its population is among the poorest of the 196 countries whose GDP we publish.