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|
|Burkina Faso||USD bil||2,205||2,327||2,547||2,792||2,416|
|Ivory Coast||USD bil||2,854||3,301||3,835||4,358||4,733|