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Benin - Africa


Geographic zone Africa
Region: Africa
Population9 325 000
in: 2011
World rank: 89
Population Forecast in 205021 982 000
World rank in 2050: 70
Capital Porto-Novo
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: not avail
in: not avail
Main language spoken French
Area (sq km)113 000
World rank: 101
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions XOF) 6.49 6.49|not defined 6.49|XOF
in: 2010
Rank: 140
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (XOF) 696 696|not defined 696|XOF
in: 2010
Rank: 178
Currency CFA Franc
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) XOF =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
Geographic zone Africa
Region: Africa
Population9 325 000
in: 2011
World rank: 89
Population Forecast in 205021 982 000
World rank in 2050: 70
Population growth by 205012 657 000
Rank move: 19
Growth: 135.73 %
Capital Porto-Novo
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: not avail
in: not avail
Time zone
Time difference vs GMT: 1
Main language spoken French
Area (sq km)113 000
World rank: 101
Population density83 per sq.km.
World rank: 104
Urbanization42 %
in: 2011
Median age17.4
in: 2011
Age Structure
65+: 2.7 %
15-64: 52.6 %
0-14: 44.7 %
in: 2011
Birth rate (per 1000)38
in: 2010
Death rate (per 1000)9
in: 2010
Life expectancy60
Female: 61
Male : 59
in: 2011
Male ratio50 %
Literacy (age 15+)34.7 %
Female: 23.3 %
Male : 47.9 %
in: 2002
Average Height
Male cm : not avail
Female cm: not avail
Obesity rate %
Male : 3.5
World rank: 149
Female: 9.5
World rank: 139
Telephone code229
Internet. bj
FIPS 10 BN
ISO Code BJ
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions XOF) 6.49 6.49|not defined 6.49|XOF
in: 2010
Rank: 140
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (XOF) 696 696|not defined 696|XOF
in: 2010
Rank: 178
Currency CFA Franc
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) XOF =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
GDP breakdown by sector
GDP Services: 52.3 %
GDP Industry: 14.5 %
GDP Agriculture: 33.2 %
Labor Force breakdown by sector
Labor Force Services: not avail
Labor Force Industry: not avail
Labor Force Agriculture: not avail
Annual income per capita (USD) Annual income per capita (not defined) Annual income per capita (XOF) 1500 1500|not defined 1500|XOF
in: 2011
Unemployment rate % not avail
in: not avail
Population below poverty line37.4 %