Benin Benin: 16,808 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Benin is a country in West Africa.
The population in Benin totals 11,49 people. The fertility rate was 5,22 births per women in the year 2015. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Benin in the year 2050 will rise to 23,93 and in the year 2100 to 44,33. Benin has a life expectency of 59,9 years.

With an area of 114.760 sq. km Benin has a rank of 98 among all countries in the world. The borderline with its neighboring countries is 1.989 km. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 121 km.

The economic strength of Benin in the year 2017 according to the gross domestic product accounts for 9,27 US $ and ranks 143th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita amounts to 830 US $ and is therefore in the lower ranks in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 29,7 % of the GDP, placing Benin at rank 135 in the ranking of all countries. The unemployment rate in the year 2017 was 2,5 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1960
ISO country code BJ
Internet Domain .bj
License plate BJ
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Benin

All datasets for Benin by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (128)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (164)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (14,747)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,344)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
High-tech exports (% of manufactured exports)
Geography and Agriculture (396)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (29)
Internet users
Mobile phones
Fixed telephone lines
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