Benin General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

19, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Benin › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Benin indicators, › See General government total expenditure (% of GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Central African Franc
Currency Symbol: XAF

Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account. See notes for: General government total expenditure (National currency).

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics for Benin , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Benin in year 2015 is 24.852 %. Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account.

This makes Benin No. 146 in world rankings according to General government total expenditure (% of GDP) in year 2015. The world's average General government total expenditure (% of GDP) value is 33.88 %; Benin is 9.03 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Benin was 19.71 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Benin in 2015 was or will be 26.09% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Benin was or will be 22.08 %, which is 11.14% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Benin, in other Years
Year %
  2021 22.502
  2020 22.493
  2019 22.46
  2018 22.394
  2017 21.722
  2016 22.084
2015 24.852
  2014 19.709
  2013 20.457
  2012 19.541
  2011 20.128
  2010 19.238
  2009 23.229
  2008 19.885
  2007 21.608
  2006 17.776
  2005 19.323
  2004 18.258
  2003 18.704
  2002 20.887
  2001 21.113
  2000 21.377
  1999 14.686
  1998 14.884
  1997 17.349
  1996 18.151
  1995 20.196
  1994 18.531
  1993 16.378
  1992 18.402
  1991 17.226
  1990 18.122
  1989 17.08
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a