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Benin

Mode of Transport
Air Transportation 10 Number in 2016 WB
National Accounts
GDP 10.46 U.S. dollars, Billions in 2018 IMF + 2 others
Gross Domestic Income 4,651.79B constant LCU in 2018 WB
Gross National Income 4,594.32B constant LCU in 2018 WB + 2 others
Gross Savings 663.52B current LCU in 2017 WB
Gross Value Added 4,032.36B constant LCU in 2018 WB
Net Current Transfers from Abroad 115.8B current LCU in 2018 WB
Net Income from Abroad -45.5B current LCU in 2018 WB
Net National Income 7.77B constant 2010 US$ in 2017 WB
Net Taxes on Production 598.6B constant LCU in 2018 WB
National Accounts Gross Savings
Adjusted Savings 0 % in 2017 WB
Gross Domestic Savings 975.85B current LCU in 2018 WB
National Accounts Gross Savings Adjusted Savings
Education Expenditure Adjusted Savings 4.03 % in 2017 WB
National Accounts GDP
Discrepancy in Expenditure Estimate of GDP 0 current LCU in 2018 WB
External Balance on Goods and Services -408.55B constant LCU in 2018 WB
Gross National Expenditure 108.81 % in 2018 WB
National Accounts GDP Gross National Expenditure
Final Consumption Expenditure 4,775.4B current LCU in 2018 WB + 2 others
Gross Capital Formation 1,426.59B constant LCU in 2018 WB + 1 other
National Accounts GDP Gross National Expenditure Gross Capital Formation
Changes in Inventories -10.96B Domestic Currency in 2017 IMF + 1 other
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 25.77 % in 2018 WB
National Accounts GDP Gross National Expenditure Final Consumption Expenditure
General Government Final Consumption Expenditure 727.08B current LCU in 2018 WB
Household Final Consumption Expenditure 7.29B current US$ in 2018 WB + 1 other
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance Trade
Exports 1,536.89B constant LCU in 2018 WB + 2 others
Goods 19 timeseries
Imports 1,945.44B constant LCU in 2018 WB + 2 others
Net Trade -1.1B current US$ in 2017 WB
Services 10 timeseries
Terms of Trade 20.83B constant LCU in 2018 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance Trade Exports
Exports as a capacity to import 1,557.72B constant LCU in 2018 WB
Fertility Indicators
Adolescent Fertility Rate 1 timeseries
Births 3,867.87 thousands in 2100 UNDESA
Completeness of Birth Registration 85.6 % in 2018 WB
Crude Birth Rate 16.5 per 1,000 population in 2099 UNDESA + 1 other
Fertility Rate 4.91 births per woman in 2017 WB
Mean Age of Childbearing 29.03 years in 2100 UNDESA
Reproduction 1.09 surviving daughters per woman in 2100 UNDESA
Wanted Fertility Rate 4.9 births per woman in 2018 WB
Demographics
Age Population 1 timeseries
Migration -10 thousands in 2100 UNDESA
Population 11,485.67 thousands in 2018 UNCTAD + 3 others
Demographics Age
Adolescent 8 timeseries
Adult 29 timeseries
Children 13 timeseries
Dependency Ratio 84.17 % in 2018 WB
Infant 16.03 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2100 UNDESA
Old 12 timeseries
Youth 28 timeseries
Demographics Age Dependency Ratio (% in 2018)
Child Dependency Ratio 78.17 WB
Old-Age Dependency Ratio 5.99 WB
Demographics Population
Density Population 2 timeseries
Natural Change 8.45 per 1000 population in 2100 UNDESA
Education Level Basic Education
Lower Secondary Education 14 timeseries
Primary Education 31.44 % in 2017 WB
Education Level Intermediate Education
Secondary Education 55.67 % in 2017 WB
Land Use Land Use Type
Agricultural Area 2 timeseries
Arable 0.25 hectares/person in 2016 WB
Country Area 1 timeseries
Cropland Area 1 timeseries
Forest Area 1 timeseries
Land Area 2 timeseries
Marine Area Protected 1 timeseries
Economic Activity Industry and Construction Industry
Mining Gross Value Added Growth 16.38 % of GDP in 2017 UNSD
Economic Activity Services Educational services, health care, and social assistance Education
Expenditures 3.99 % in 2016 WB
Economic Activity Services ICT
High Technology Exports Goods 3.58 % in 2017 WB
Health Deaths (% in 2016)
Communicable Diseases 54.1 WB
Non-communicable Diseases 35.7 WB
Health Communicable Diseases
AIDS Deaths 1 timeseries
Diphteria Children Immunization 1 timeseries
Hepatitis B Age 1 Immunization 1 timeseries
HIV 73,000 numbers in 2018 WB
Measles Children Immunization 1 timeseries
Tuberculosis 3 timeseries
Agriculture Indicators (1000 ha)
Area 48 timeseries
Area Equipped for Full Control Irrigation 23.04 in 2008 FAO
Area Equipped for Irrigation 23.04 in 2008 FAO
Laying Eggs 2 timeseries
Production 94 timeseries
Seed 19 timeseries
Slaughtered 11 timeseries
Stocks 10 timeseries
Water Management 322 in 2013 FAO
Yield 69 timeseries
National Defense
1 timeseries
Armed forces 0.26 % in 2017 WB
Military 4 timeseries
Tourism Indicators
Arrivals International Tourism 1 timeseries
Contribution Tourism 6 timeseries
Expenditure 209.19 LCU in billions in 2018 WTTC
Investment 39.59 LCU in billions in 2018 WTTC
Receipts International Tourism 4 timeseries
Agriculture
Water Resources 26.39 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Agriculture Agricultural Products Beverages Alcohol
Beer Barley Production 93,000 tonnes in 2014 FAO
Agriculture Agricultural Products Textile Fibres Cotton
Cotton lint Production 107,000 tonnes in 2013 FAO
Agriculture Agricultural Products Dairy Products
Milk 827,607 Head in 2017 FAO
Agriculture Agricultural Products Sugar Production (tonnes in 2014)
Molasses 1,020 FAO
Raw Centrifugal Sugar 1 timeseries
Agriculture Crops Oilcrops Coconuts
Copra Oil Production 1,560 tonnes in 2014 FAO
Agriculture Crops Herbs
Plantains Production 0 tonnes in 2013 FAO
Agriculture Water Resources
External 0 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Ground Water 1.8 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Internal 1.8 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Precipitation 1,039 mm/year in 2017 FAO
Pressure on Water Resources 0.49 % in 2001 FAO + 1 other
Surface Water Resources 26.09 10^9 m3/year in 2017 FAO
Agriculture Water Resources Precipitation
National Rainfall Index 959.5 mm/year in 2002 FAO
Agriculture Water Resources Pressure on Water Resources
Water Withdrawal 0.06 10^9 m3/year in 2001 FAO
Health Indicators Mortality Rate Conditions Deaths
Maternity 2.04 % in 2017 WB
Neonatal 13,041 numbers in 2018 WB
Health Indicators Mortality Rate Conditions Maternity (% in 2018)
Assisted by medical professionals Births 1 timeseries
Prenatal care 83.2 WB
Access to Financial Sector
ATM 4.74 per 100,000 adults in 2018 WB
Commercial Bank Branches 3.27 per 100,000 adults in 2018 WB
Depositors with Commercial Banks 205.05 per 1,000 adults in 2017 WB
Labor
Average Working Hours 10.6 Hours Per Week in 2012 WB
Employment 11 timeseries
Employment Rate 69.7 % in 2018 WB
Labor Force 4,707,182 Number in 2018 WB + 1 other
Labor Force Participation Rate 15 timeseries
Unemployment 2.13 % in 2018 WB
Water
Dam Capacity 0.02 km3 in 2015 FAO
Drinking water Basic Usage 3 timeseries
Sanitation Basic Usage 3 timeseries
Usage Basic 6 timeseries
Species Threatened (Number in 2018)
Fish 40 WB
Plant 20 WB
Mammal 13 WB
Bird 12 WB
Government Finance
Budget Deficit -270.09 National currency, billions in 2018 IMF + 1 other
Debt General Government Gross 2 timeseries
Government Expenditure 1,346.24 National currency, billions in 2018 IMF + 1 other
Government Revenue 1,076.15 National currency, billions in 2018 IMF + 1 other
Operating Balance Central Government 1 timeseries
Government Finance Government Expenditure (% in 2013)
Compensation of Employees 51.29 WB
Subsidies and Other Transfers 24.5 WB
Goods and Services Expense 18.37 WB
Interest Payments 3.45 WB
Other Expenses 2.37 WB
Government Finance Government Expenditure Subsidies and Other Transfers Central Government (Domestic Currency in 2013)
Grants Expense 91.12B IMF
Subsidies 49.53B IMF
Government Finance Government Revenue (% in 2013)
Customs 27.76 WB
Tax Revenue 15.38 WB
Grants and Other Revenue 10.5 WB
Social Contributions 2.84 WB
Government Finance Government Revenue Grants and Other Revenue
Grants Revenue Central Government 45.89B Domestic Currency in 2013 IMF
Government Finance Government Revenue Tax Revenue (% in 2013)
Tax on Goods and Services 43.57 WB
Taxes on International Trade 24.2 WB
Tax on Income, Profits and Capital Gains 16.72 WB
Other Taxes 2.18 WB
Tax on Exports 0.11 WB
Financial Markets
Exchange Rate 0 US dollars in 2018 IMF
Interest Rate 5.11 % in 2017 WB
Monetary Aggregates 38.48 % in 2018 WB
Financial Markets Interest Rate (Percent per Annum in 2017)
Lending Rate 5.14 IMF
Money Market 5.09 IMF
Central Bank Policy Rate 2.5 IMF
Financial Markets Exchange Rate
Official Exchange Rate 589.56 LCU per USD on Aug 2019 WB + 1 other
Air Pollution Greenhouse Gases CO2 CO2 Emissions (% in 2014)
Liquid 86.07 WB
Solid 2.96 WB
Mortality Indicators
Children Deaths Children 1 timeseries
Children Mortality Rate 22.29 deaths under age five per 1,000 live births in 2100 UNDESA + 1 other
Crude Death Rate 8.35 deaths per 1,000 population in 2099 UNDESA
Infant Mortality Rate 15.74 per 1,000 live births in 2099 UNDESA + 1 other
Life Expectancy 74.26 years in 2100 UNDESA + 2 others
Mortality Rate 2 timeseries
Neonatal Deaths 13,041 Number in 2018 WB
Neonatal Mortality Rate 31.3 per 1,000 live births in 2018 WB
Survival 68 timeseries
Under-5 Deaths 37,578 Number in 2018 WB
World Rankings
Civil Liabilities 2 Score, 1=Most Free, 7=Least Free in 2018 FH
Freedom 79 Score, 0=Least Free, 100=Most Free in 2018 FH
Human Development Index 0.51 Index in 2017 UNDP
Political Rights 2 Score, 1=Most Free, 7=Least Free in 2018 FH
Press Freedom Index 30.16 Score, 0=Complete Freedom, 100=No Freedom at all in 2018 RSF
Commodities Natural resources Fossil Fuels Electricity Generation (% in 2015)
Oil 94.44 WB
Gas 0 WB
Commodities Natural resources Fossil Fuels Solid Fuels
Coal Electricity Generation 0 % in 2015 WB
Commodities Natural resources Fossil Fuels Oil Production (Thousand Barrels Per Day on Dec 2018)
Crude Oil and Lease Condensate 0 EIA
Natural Gas Plant Liquids 0 EIA
Other Liquids 0 EIA
Refinery Processing Gain 0 EIA
Commodities Natural resources Fossil Fuels Oil Other Liquids Production (Thousand Barrels Per Day on Dec 2018)
Crude Oil, NGPL and Other Liquids 0 EIA
Petroleum and Other Liquids 0 EIA
Commodities Natural resources Fossil Fuels Oil Petroleum Products Price (US$/liter in 2016)
Diesel 0.72 WB
Gasoline 0.72 WB
Education Type
Compulsory Education Duration 6 years in 2018 WB
Goods and Services Indicators
Consumer Price Index 111.15 Index on Sep 2019 WB + 2 others
Energy Indicators
Consumption Electricity Per Capita 1 timeseries
Energy Intensity 9.07 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP in 2015 WB
Generation 9 timeseries
Balance of Payments
Current Account Balance -0.93 U.S. dollars, Billions in 2018 IMF + 1 other
Net Errors and Omissions 6,850,072.72 current US$ in 2017 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance (current US$ in 2017)
Net Secondary Income 203,767,635.29 WB
Grants 14,010,000 WB
Primary Income -31,706,292.38 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance Net Secondary Income
Personal Remittances 3.55 % in 2018 WB
Personal Transfers 186,456,478.54 current US$ in 2017 WB
Secondary income payments 68,768,037.75 current US$ in 2017 WB
Secondary income receipts 277,132,091.27 current US$ in 2017 WB
Balance of Payments Current Account Balance Primary Income (current US$ in 2017)
Primary income payments 150,257,187.56 WB
Primary income receipts 118,550,895.18 WB + 1 other
Primary income on FDI 27,086,201.02 WB
Health Indicators
Deaths 1,913.96 thousands in 2100 UNDESA
Disease Prevention 46.1 % in 2018 WB
Incidence 4 timeseries
Mortality Rate 9.03 per 1,000 people in 2017 WB
Prevalence 15.5 % in 2018 WB
Residence (numbers in 2018)
Domestic Expenditure Health Care 8 timeseries
Foreign Expenditure Health Care 3 timeseries
Rural 6,051,242 WB
Urban 5,433,806 WB
Energy Electricity
Electrification Rate 43.08 % in 2017 WB
Energy Renewable electricity Generation
Hydroelectricity 4.09 % in 2015 WB
Non-Hydro Renewable Electricity 5,000,000 kWh in 2015 WB
Gender
Female 154 timeseries
Feminity Ratio 101.53 females per 100 males in 2100 UNDESA
Male 143 timeseries
Sex Ratio 98.49 males per 100 females in 2100 UNDESA
Sex Ratio at Birth 1.04 male births per female births in 2100 UNDESA
Capital and Financial Account (current US$ in 2017)
Net Capital Account 195,646,686.56 WB
Net Financial Account -724,808,349.25 WB
Capital and Financial Account Net Financial Account (current US$ in 2017)
Portfolio Investment 17,485,303.71 WB
Foreign Direct Investment -168,577,905.38 WB
Capital and Financial Account Net Financial Account Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Direct Investment (% in 2018)
Inward 2 WB
Outward 0.23 WB
Economy
Foreign-exchange reserves 2,154,859.74 US dollars in 2018 IMF + 2 others
Economy Foreign-exchange reserves
Gold Holdings 0 US dollars in 2018 IMF
Inflation and Prices
GDP Deflator 124.19 Index in 2018 WB
Inflation 1.04 Percent change in 2018 IMF + 3 others
Income Inequality
GINI Index 47.8 Index in 2015 WB
Income Share 20.8 % in 2015 WB
Health Facilities
Hospital beds Per Capita 0.5 per 1,000 people in 2010 WB
Telecommunication Internet
Individuals using Internet 1 timeseries
Secure Internet Servers 84 Number in 2018 WB
Intensity
Intensity CO2 1.47 kg per kg of oil equivalent energy use in 2014 WB
Balance Sheet Liabilities Equity
Investment 25.45 Percent of GDP in 2018 IMF
Nutrition
Malnutrition Prevalence 1 timeseries
Nutritional deficiencies 48 kilocalories per person per day in 2016 WB
Maternal Mortality
Maternal mortality ratio 397 per 100,000 live births in 2017 WB
Official Development Assistance
Net Official Development Assistance 662,590,000 constant 2014 US$ in 2017 WB
Net Official Development Assistance and Official Aid 662,590,000 constant 2013 US$ in 2017 WB
Health Personnel (per 1,000 people in 2016)
Nursing and midwifery personnel 0.61 WB
Physicians 0.16 WB
Infrastructure
Rail lines 758 km in 2008 WB
Research and Development
Scientific and Technical Journal Articles 167.3 Number in 2016 WB
Africa (Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar in 2018)
Seychelles 27,115.84 IMF + 3 others
Mauritius 21,066.4 IMF + 3 others
Equatorial Guinea 20,186.59 IMF + 1 other
Gabon 16,440.93 IMF + 1 other
Botswana 15,969.38 IMF + 2 others
Algeria 13,724.5 IMF + 2 others
South Africa 12,155.98 IMF + 3 others
Egypt 11,881.42 IMF + 3 others
Tunisia 10,997.17 IMF + 3 others
Libya 10,194.4 IMF + 1 other
Namibia 9,981.21 IMF + 2 others
Eswatini 9,795.44 IMF + 2 others
Morocco 7,940.15 IMF + 3 others
Cabo Verde 6,502.81 IMF + 2 others
Angola 6,057.24 IMF + 2 others
Congo 6,043.54 IMF + 1 other
Ghana 5,734.91 IMF + 2 others
Nigeria 5,357.54 IMF + 2 others
Sudan 3,761.81 IMF + 1 other
Côte d'Ivoire 3,713.49 IMF + 1 other
Zambia 3,647.59 IMF + 2 others
Mauritania 3,546.89 IMF + 2 others
Cameroon 3,402.88 IMF + 2 others
Djibouti 3,365.15 IMF + 1 other
Kenya 3,280.85 IMF + 2 others
Senegal 3,245.51 IMF + 2 others
United Republic of Tanzania 3,061.06 IMF + 1 other
Lesotho 3,017.35 IMF + 2 others
Sao Tome and Principe 2,954.7 IMF + 2 others
Gambia 2,481.7 IMF + 2 others
Zimbabwe 2,477.92 IMF + 3 others
Uganda 2,220.08 IMF + 2 others
Benin 2,156.89 IMF + 3 others
Chad 2,146.91 IMF + 1 other
Mali 2,119.09 IMF + 2 others
Ethiopia 2,073.05 IMF + 2 others
Guinea 2,053.01 IMF + 2 others
Rwanda 2,026.76 IMF + 1 other
Burkina Faso 1,774.37 IMF + 1 other
Guinea Bissau 1,721.66 IMF + 1 other
Togo 1,551.63 IMF + 2 others
Eritrea 1,472.49 IMF + 1 other
Comoros 1,450.53 IMF + 1 other
Madagascar 1,449.09 IMF + 2 others
Sierra Leone 1,440.15 IMF + 2 others
South Sudan 1,335.24 IMF
Liberia 1,260.11 IMF + 2 others
Mozambique 1,147.96 IMF + 1 other
Niger 1,081.57 IMF + 2 others
Malawi 1,066.14 IMF + 2 others
Democratic Republic of the Congo 682.13 IMF + 1 other
Burundi 651.16 IMF + 2 others
Central African Republic 632.8 IMF + 1 other
Somalia 15,903,303 current US$ WB + 1 other
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