General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (USD) fell 1.51% to USD 1,207 bil in Benin in 2017

General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | Benin | May 18, 2019
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General government final consumption expenditure reached 1,207 USD bil in 2017 in Benin, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.51 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, general government final consumption expenditure in Benin reached an all time high of 1,512 USD bil in 2013 and an all time low of 23.0 USD bil in 1960. When compared to Benin's main peers, general government final consumption expenditure in Burkina Faso amounted to 3,209 USD bil, 1,285 USD bil in Niger, 17,376 USD bil in Nigeria and 674 USD bil in Togo in 2017.

Benin has been ranked 137th within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of general government final consumption expenditure, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Government final consumption expenditure consists of expenditure, including imputed expenditure, incurred by general government on both individual consumer goods and services and collective consumption services.

General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria USD bil 41,339 42,477 40,153 42,315 35,786
Benin USD bil 1,281 1,359 1,512 1,487 1,411
Burkina Faso USD bil 2,205 2,327 2,547 2,792 2,416
Cameroon USD bil 3,553 3,556 3,987 4,247 3,796
Chad USD bil 788 850 1,026 867 563
Ghana USD bil 5,456 4,934 6,915 5,592 4,749
Ivory Coast USD bil 2,854 3,301 3,835 4,358 4,733
Libya USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali USD bil 2,439 1,927 2,209 2,332 2,145
Niger USD bil 998 989 1,086 1,269 1,291
Nigeria USD bil 35,175 37,798 36,847 36,751 33,078
Togo USD bil 360 499 633 637 650