Benin Country Data

CountryBenin
Country CodeBEN
Urban population percentage of total (2012)45.56
Urban population (2012)4,579,019
Land area (sq. km, 2011)112,760
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$158,589,231
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$712,841,291
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)6.75
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)3.50
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)174
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)15
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)4
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)270
Tax payments (number, 2013)55
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)65.9
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)89.91
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)0.05
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)3.80
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.85
GDP (current US$, 2012)$7,557,286,829
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)5.40
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)752
Labor force (2012)4,174,221
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)58.94
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)42.95
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)2.89
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)54.16
Population growth (annual %, 2012)2.73
Population (Total, 2012)10,050,702