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Benin

CABRI member since: 2018
Region: West Africa
Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)
Population: 11.1 million
Capital: Porto Novo
Ministry website: www.finances.bj
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD, ECOWAS
Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
GDP (constant 2007 XOF[billions]) 3,627.3 3,857.7 3,938.6 4,094.93 4,333.7
GDP (current XOF[billions]) 4,523.9 4,799.5 4,903.8 5,083.74 5,382.3
GDP growth (%) 7.2 6.35 2.1 3.97 5.83
GDP per capita (constant 2007 XOF) 362,790.92 375,538.46 373,272.24 377,913.59 389,558.63
GDP per capita (current XOF) 452,465.97 467,220.59 464,746.97 469,169.49 483,817.85
Inflation (CPI) (%) 0.97 -1.08 0.27 -0.81 0.14
General government revenue (% of GDP) 18.49 17.19 17.3 15.35 18.61
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 20.36 19.44 24.92 21.26 24.37
Budget balance (% of GDP) -1.87 -2.26 -7.62 -5.91 -5.76
Primary balance (% of GDP) -1.43 -1.87 -6.88 -4.66 -3.78
General government debt (% of GDP) 25.29 30.45 42.43 49.68 54.44

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