Population: Benin

Yearly Population of Benin

Benin Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 2,255,222 1,204,495 1,050,727 None 5.9 24.2 20.0
1951 2,258,475 1,202,847 1,055,628 0.14 3,253 5.9 24.2 20.0
1952 2,264,862 1,203,222 1,061,640 0.28 6,387 5.9 24.2 20.1
1953 2,274,484 1,205,623 1,068,861 0.42 9,622 5.9 24.2 20.2
1954 2,287,376 1,210,026 1,077,350 0.57 12,892 5.9 24.2 20.3
1955 2,303,592 1,216,411 1,087,181 0.71 16,216 6.1 22.3 20.4
1956 2,323,052 1,224,677 1,098,375 0.84 19,460 6.1 22.3 20.6
1957 2,345,712 1,234,779 1,110,933 0.98 22,660 6.1 22.3 20.8
1958 2,371,455 1,246,604 1,124,851 1.10 25,743 6.1 22.3 21.0
1959 2,400,129 1,260,028 1,140,101 1.21 28,674 6.1 22.3 21.3
1960 2,431,617 1,274,966 1,156,651 1.31 31,488 6.4 20.9 21.6
1961 2,465,865 1,291,361 1,174,504 1.41 34,248 6.4 20.9 21.9
1962 2,502,897 1,309,215 1,193,682 1.50 37,032 6.4 20.9 22.2
1963 2,542,864 1,328,602 1,214,262 1.60 39,967 6.4 20.9 22.6
1964 2,585,961 1,349,636 1,236,325 1.69 43,097 6.4 20.9 22.9
1965 2,632,361 1,372,419 1,259,942 1.79 46,400 6.7 20.0 23.3
1966 2,682,159 1,396,974 1,285,185 1.89 49,798 6.7 20.0 23.8
1967 2,735,308 1,423,292 1,312,016 1.98 53,149 6.7 20.0 24.3
1968 2,791,588 1,451,275 1,340,313 2.06 56,280 6.7 20.0 24.8
1969 2,850,657 1,480,814 1,369,843 2.12 59,069 6.7 20.0 25.3
1970 2,912,338 1,511,842 1,400,496 2.16 61,681 6.8 19.1 25.8
1971 2,976,575 1,544,342 1,432,233 2.21 64,237 6.8 19.1 26.4
1972 3,043,563 1,578,385 1,465,178 2.25 66,988 6.8 19.1 27.0
1973 3,113,681 1,614,136 1,499,545 2.30 70,118 6.8 19.1 27.6
1974 3,187,413 1,651,785 1,535,628 2.37 73,732 6.8 19.1 28.3
1975 3,265,167 1,691,502 1,573,665 2.44 77,754 7.0 18.3 29.0
1976 3,347,169 1,733,374 1,613,795 2.51 82,002 7.0 18.3 29.7
1977 3,433,445 1,777,415 1,656,030 2.58 86,276 7.0 18.3 30.4
1978 3,523,933 1,823,572 1,700,361 2.64 90,488 7.0 18.3 31.3
1979 3,618,519 1,871,767 1,746,752 2.68 94,586 7.0 18.3 32.1
1980 3,717,161 1,921,977 1,795,184 2.73 98,642 7.0 17.7 33.0
1981 3,820,126 1,974,303 1,845,823 2.77 102,965 7.0 17.7 33.9
1982 3,927,717 2,028,878 1,898,839 2.82 107,591 7.0 17.7 34.8
1983 4,039,940 2,085,674 1,954,266 2.86 112,223 7.0 17.7 35.8
1984 4,156,819 2,144,677 2,012,142 2.89 116,879 7.0 17.7 36.9
1985 4,278,502 2,205,925 2,072,577 2.93 121,683 6.9 17.3 37.9
1986 4,404,504 2,269,184 2,135,320 2.95 126,002 6.9 17.3 39.1
1987 4,535,262 2,334,649 2,200,613 2.97 130,758 6.9 17.3 40.2
1988 4,672,844 2,403,309 2,269,535 3.03 137,582 6.9 17.3 41.4
1989 4,820,020 2,476,474 2,343,546 3.15 147,176 6.9 17.3 42.7
1990 4,978,489 2,554,949 2,423,540 3.29 158,469 6.6 17.0 44.2
1991 5,149,496 2,639,316 2,510,180 3.43 171,007 6.6 17.0 45.7
1992 5,331,805 2,728,985 2,602,820 3.54 182,309 6.6 17.0 47.3
1993 5,521,761 2,822,260 2,699,501 3.56 189,956 6.6 17.0 49.0
1994 5,714,215 2,916,760 2,797,455 3.49 192,454 6.6 17.0 50.7
1995 5,905,552 3,010,794 2,894,758 3.35 191,337 6.2 17.2 52.4
1996 6,094,272 3,103,701 2,990,571 3.20 188,720 6.2 17.2 54.0
1997 6,281,644 3,196,075 3,085,569 3.07 187,372 6.2 17.2 55.7
1998 6,470,275 3,289,037 3,181,238 3.00 188,631 6.2 17.2 57.4
1999 6,664,102 3,384,292 3,279,810 3.00 193,827 6.2 17.2 59.1
2000 6,865,946 3,483,088 3,382,858 3.03 201,844 5.8 17.3 60.9
2001 7,076,728 3,585,778 3,490,950 3.07 210,782 5.8 17.3 62.8
2002 7,295,400 3,691,953 3,603,447 3.09 218,672 5.8 17.3 64.7
2003 7,520,556 3,801,242 3,719,314 3.09 225,156 5.8 17.3 66.7
2004 7,750,003 3,913,010 3,836,993 3.05 229,447 5.8 17.3 68.7
2005 7,982,223 4,026,821 3,955,402 3.00 232,220 5.5 17.6 70.8
2006 8,216,893 4,142,660 4,074,233 2.94 234,670 5.5 17.6 72.9
2007 8,454,790 4,260,764 4,194,026 2.90 237,897 5.5 17.6 75.0
2008 8,696,915 4,381,293 4,315,622 2.86 242,125 5.5 17.6 77.1
2009 8,944,713 4,504,448 4,440,265 2.85 247,798 5.5 17.6 79.3
2010 9,199,254 4,630,420 4,568,834 2.85 254,541 5.2 17.9 81.6
2011 9,460,829 4,759,222 4,701,607 2.84 261,575 5.2 17.9 83.9
2012 9,729,254 4,890,899 4,838,355 2.84 268,425 5.2 17.9 86.3
2013 10,004,594 5,025,698 4,978,896 2.83 275,340 5.2 17.9 88.7
2014 10,286,839 5,163,932 5,122,907 2.82 282,245 5.2 17.9 91.2
2015 10,575,962 5,305,830 5,270,132 2.81 289,123 4.9 18.2 93.8
2016 10,872,072 5,451,503 5,420,569 2.80 296,110 4.9 18.2 96.4
2017 11,175,192 5,600,895 5,574,297 2.79 303,120 4.9 18.2 99.1
2018 11,485,035 5,753,796 5,731,239 2.77 309,843 4.9 18.2 101.9
2019 11,801,151 5,909,895 5,891,256 2.75 316,116 4.9 18.2 104.7
2020 12,123,198 6,068,950 6,054,248 2.73 322,047 4.5 18.8 107.5
2021 12,451,000 6,231,000 6,220,000 2.70 327,802 4.5 18.8 110.4
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Benin Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)