Benin Population 2022


Benin map
  • The current population of Benin is estimated at 12,772,945 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Benin represent 0.16% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Benin is 94.9 inhabitants per km2.
  • Benin is located in Africa.
  • Benin ranks number 77 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Benin is 9.3180° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 2.3181° E.
  • The median age in Benin is 19.1 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Benin is 40,000 XOF per month, around $65 USD per month.
  • The countries that Benin shares its land boundary with are Burkina Faso to the northwest, Togo to the west and Nigeria to the east.

Benin

Official name Republic of Benin
Location Africa
Capital Porto-Novo
Population 12,772,945 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 94.9/km2
Area 114,763 km2 (44,310.22 sq mi)
Official language French
Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Life expectancy 62.50 years
Internet TLD .bj
Call code +229

Cities in Benin ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Benin. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Benin

# City Population 2022
1 Cotonou 793,026
2 Abomey-Calavi 391,618
3 Djougou 240,216
4 Porto-Novo 236,908
5 Parakou 165,538
6 Bohicon 126,218
7 Kandi 111,314
8 Lokossa 88,363
9 Ouidah 84,781
10 Abomey 83,115
11 Natitingou 82,105
12 Savé 76,790
13 Nikki 54,868
14 Dogbo 41,663
15 Cové 39,075
16 Malanville 37,518
17 Pobé 33,441
18 Savalou 30,567
19 Sakété 30,484
20 Comé 29,483
21 Bembèrèkè 24,325
22 Bassila 23,826
23 Banikoara 22,674
24 Kétou 22,576
25 Dassa-Zoumé 21,949
26 Tchaourou 21,252
27 Allada 20,285
28 Tanguiéta 20,057
29 Hévié 13,626
30 Grand-Popo 9,939

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2
Malawi 20,091,635 153.3/km2
Chad 17,198,842 8.7/km2
Guinea 13,612,741 41/km2
Benin 12,772,945 94.9/km2
Burundi 12,422,669 402.8/km2
Libya 7,011,320 4/km2
Republic of the Congo 5,715,910 18/km2
Liberia 5,294,709 40.50/km2