General Information for Benin Benin Flag Icon

What is the capital city of Benin ?Porto-novo List of Countries by Capital Cities
What is the total area of Benin ? (km2)112.622 List of Countries by Total Area (km<sup>2</sup>)
What is the population in Benin ? (2020)12.123.200 List of Countries by Population (2020)
What is the median age in Benin ?19 List of Countries by Median Age
What is the iso country code for Benin ? (2lt)BJ List of Countries by Country Code (2,3 letters)
What is the iso country code for Benin ? (3lt)BEN List of Countries by Country Code (2,3 letters)
What continent is Benin in ?Africa List of Countries by Continents
What currency is used in Benin ?West African CFA Franc List of Countries by  Currency, Currency Code
What is the currency code for Benin ?XOF List of Countries by  Currency, Currency Code
What is the tel code for Benin ?+229 List of Countries by International Telephone Codes
What language use in Benin ?French List of Countries by Language, Language Code
What is the language code for French ?FR List of Countries by Language, Language Code
What is the internet TLD code for Benin ?.bj List of Countries by CCTLD(Internet)
Where is the highest place in Benin ?Mont Sokbaro (658 m.) List of Countries by Highest and Lowest Points (Places)
Where is the lowest place in Benin ?Bight of Benin (0 m.) List of Countries by Highest and Lowest Points (Places)

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Worldbank Country Statistics for Benin

World map icon Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79)1
World map icon Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)7,23
World map icon Primary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Primary school starting age (years)6
World map icon Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)110
World map icon Cost to import, border compliance (US$)599,1
World map icon Time to export, documentary compliance (hours)48
World map icon Time to export, border compliance (hours)78
World map icon Cost to export, documentary compliance (US$)80
World map icon Cost to export, border compliance (US$)354,3
World map icon Time required to get electricity (days)90
World map icon Public credit registry coverage (% of adults)0
World map icon Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults)1,3
World map icon Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)0
World map icon Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)149
World map icon Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)7
World map icon Distance to frontier score (0=lowest performance to 100=frontier)52,404
World map icon PPG, bilateral (INT, current US$)11.884.200
World map icon Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)2,025
World map icon Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)1,952
World map icon Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)2,101
World map icon PPG, private creditors (DIS, current US$)67.762.400
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (DIS, current US$)67.762.400
World map icon PPG, official creditors (DIS, current US$)645.731.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (DIS, current US$)285.230.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$)713.493.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, long-term (DIS, current US$)713.493.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (DIS, current US$)360.500.000
World map icon PPG, private creditors (AMT, current US$)29.540.300
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (AMT, current US$)29.540.300
World map icon PPG, bonds (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (AMT, current US$)108.153.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (AMT, current US$)82.552.300
World map icon Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)3,98
World map icon Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)3,794
World map icon Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)4,143
World map icon Labor force, total4.862.460
World map icon Labor force, female (% of total labor force)49,28
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)71,297
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)73,313
World map icon Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)94,5739
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)69,335
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)72,175
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)73,658
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)70,707
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)42,488
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)39,171
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)45,88
World map icon Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)39,427
World map icon Employment in services, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)30,201
World map icon Employment in services, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)48,94
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (AMT, current US$)137.693.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, long-term (AMT, current US$)137.693.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (AMT, current US$)25.600.600
World map icon Employment in industry (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)19,589
World map icon Employment in industry, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)21,422
World map icon Employment in industry, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)17,698
World map icon GDP per person employed (constant 2011 PPP $)5.455,68
World map icon Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)15,57
World map icon Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)11,546
World map icon Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)19,719
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)10,876
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)16,522
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)5,054
World map icon Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)87,821
World map icon Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)81,588
World map icon Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)94,247
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)69,853
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)71,881
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)67,878
World map icon Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)89,124
World map icon Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)83,478
World map icon Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)94,946
World map icon Employers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)1,304
World map icon Employers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)1,89
World map icon Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,699
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)40,797
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)37,685
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)43,979
World map icon Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)40,984
World map icon Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)48,376
World map icon Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)33,362
World map icon Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)1,42524
World map icon Personal remittances, received (current US$)205.102.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)1,59959
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)230.192.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)0,219173
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)31.540.500
World map icon Secondary education, duration (years)7
World map icon Lower secondary school starting age (years)12
World map icon Procedures to build a warehouse (number)14
World map icon Time required to build a warehouse (days)88
World map icon Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)48,9
World map icon Profit tax (% of commercial profits)11,9
World map icon Tax payments (number)54
World map icon Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)10,6
World map icon Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)26,4
World map icon Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours)270
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, male (number)5
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number)6
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business (number)6
World map icon Time required to start a business, male (days)8
World map icon Time required to start a business, female (days)9
World map icon Time required to start a business (days)8,5
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)5
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, male (% of GNI per capita)3,4
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, female (% of GNI per capita)3,5
World map icon Procedures to register property (number)4
World map icon Time required to register property (days)120
World map icon Time required to enforce a contract (days)595
World map icon Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 12=strong)6
World map icon Time to resolve insolvency (years)4
World map icon Time to import, documentary compliance (hours)58,7
World map icon Time to import, border compliance (hours)82
World map icon PPG, private creditors (INT, current US$)37.131.200
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (INT, current US$)37.131.200
World map icon PPG, bonds (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (INT, current US$)36.858.600
World map icon PPG, multilateral (INT, current US$)24.974.400
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (INT, current US$)0
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$)73.989.800


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