Population of Benin 2021

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Population of Benin 2021

Benin, officially the Republic of Benin, is a country in West Africa. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Benin in 2020 is 12,123,198 (1.2 Crores)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

 

Benin Population 2021

Benin has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.73%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  12,451,031 (12.5 million). The total Land Area of Benin is 114,305 sq.km ( 44,133 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Benin is 108 per Km2 (278 people per mi2).

Population of  Benin  in 2021  – 1.24 Crores (Approx)
 Benin 2020 Population
Total Population12,123,198 (1.2 Crores)
Global Rank77
Share of World Pop. 0.16%
Land Area 114,305 sq.km ( 44,133 sq. mi)
Area Rank100
Pop. Density108 people/sq. km
Capital CityPorto-Novoa

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Benin Demographics
Fertility Rate* 4.87
Infant mortality rate ** 54.1
Median Age  18.8 Years
Life Expectancy 62.84 years
Urban Population 48.4 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Benin

Religion in Benin 

  • Christian – 48.5%
  • Muslim – 27.7%
  • Other / None – 12.2%
  • Vodun – 11.6%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Benin by Population

#CityPopulation
1Cotonou679,012
2Porto-Novo264,320
3Parakou255,478
4Godomey253,262
5Abomey-Calavi117,824
6Djougou94,773
7Bohicon93,744
8Ekpè75,313
9Abomey67,885
10Nikki66,109