Population of Benin

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Benin is 12,746,322 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Benin is projected at 12,451,040 or 12.50 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Benin is projected at 12,123,200 or 12.12 million people for the year 2020. Benin ranks number 77th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Benin is ranked 29th among 58 countries in Africa.

Benin's population will be increased year by year. The Benin population is projected to reach 15.67 million in 2030 and increase further to 24.28 million in 2050 and 47.21 million by 2100. Benin accounts for 0.16 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.09% in 1982 and is projected to increase by 0.43% by 2100.

Benin was at 105th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 49th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Benin population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202012,123,200322,0492.730.16
202112,451,040327,8402.700.16
202212,784,726333,6862.680.16
202313,124,356339,6302.660.16
202413,470,096345,7402.630.17
202513,822,071351,9752.610.17
202614,180,223358,1522.590.17
202714,544,420364,1972.570.17
202814,914,570370,1502.540.18
202915,290,578376,0082.520.18
203015,672,304381,7262.500.18
203116,059,665387,3612.470.19
203216,452,528392,8632.450.19
203316,850,765398,2372.420.19
203417,254,212403,4472.390.20
203517,662,700408,4882.370.20
203618,076,113413,4132.340.20
203718,494,286418,1732.310.21
203818,916,993422,7072.290.21
203919,343,976426,9832.260.21
204019,775,013431,0372.230.21
204120,209,930434,9172.200.22
204220,648,611438,6812.170.22
204321,090,942442,3312.140.23
204421,536,844445,9022.110.23
204521,986,225449,3812.090.23
204622,438,947452,7222.060.24
204722,894,881455,9342.030.24
204823,353,874458,9932.000.24
204923,815,786461,9121.980.25
205024,280,477464,6911.950.25
205124,747,784467,3071.920.25
205225,217,570469,7861.900.26
205325,689,804472,2341.870.26
205426,164,494474,6901.850.26
205526,641,581477,0871.820.27
205627,120,961479,3801.800.27
205727,602,405481,4441.780.27
205828,085,578483,1731.750.28
205928,570,081484,5031.730.28
206029,055,574485,4931.700.29
206129,541,800486,2261.670.29
206230,028,618486,8181.650.29
206330,515,983487,3651.620.30
206431,003,882487,8991.600.30
206531,492,273488,3911.580.31
206631,980,969488,6961.550.31
206732,469,715488,7461.530.31
206832,958,169488,4541.500.32
206933,445,967487,7981.480.32
207033,932,764486,7971.460.32
207134,418,370485,6061.430.33
207234,902,598484,2281.410.33
207335,385,149482,5511.380.34
207435,865,723480,5741.360.34
207536,344,050478,3271.330.34
207636,819,890475,8401.310.35
207737,293,129473,2391.290.35
207837,763,802470,6731.260.36
207938,232,020468,2181.240.36
208038,697,829465,8091.220.36
208139,161,115463,2861.200.37
208239,621,674460,5591.180.37
208340,079,283457,6091.150.37
208440,533,721454,4381.130.38
208540,984,745451,0241.110.38
208641,432,199447,4541.090.38
208741,875,908443,7091.070.39
208842,315,656439,7481.050.39
208942,751,208435,5521.030.40
209043,182,340431,1321.010.40
209143,608,863426,5230.990.40
209244,030,572421,7090.970.41
209344,447,299416,7270.950.41
209444,858,861411,5620.930.41
209545,265,076406,2150.910.42
209645,665,750400,6740.890.42
209746,060,702394,9520.860.42
209846,449,705389,0030.840.43
209946,832,549382,8440.820.43
210047,208,993376,4440.800.43

Benin population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19502,255,226--0.09
19512,258,4763,2500.140.09
19522,264,8716,3950.280.09
19532,274,4769,6050.420.08
19542,287,38512,9090.570.08
19552,303,58716,2020.710.08
19562,323,05619,4690.850.08
19572,345,71722,6610.980.08
19582,371,45325,7361.100.08
19592,400,12728,6741.210.08
19602,431,62231,4951.310.08
19612,465,86734,2451.410.08
19622,502,89637,0291.500.08
19632,542,85939,9631.600.08
19642,585,96543,1061.700.08
19652,632,35646,3911.790.08
19662,682,15949,8031.890.08
19672,735,30753,1481.980.08
19682,791,59056,2832.060.08
19692,850,66159,0712.120.08
19702,912,34061,6792.160.08
19712,976,57264,2322.210.08
19723,043,56766,9952.250.08
19733,113,67570,1082.300.08
19743,187,41273,7372.370.08
19753,265,16577,7532.440.08
19763,347,17382,0082.510.08
19773,433,43986,2662.580.08
19783,523,93890,4992.640.08
19793,618,52694,5882.680.08
19803,717,16598,6392.730.08
19813,820,128102,9632.770.08
19823,927,714107,5862.820.09
19834,039,949112,2352.860.09
19844,156,819116,8702.890.09
19854,278,501121,6822.930.09
19864,404,506126,0052.950.09
19874,535,263130,7572.970.09
19884,672,852137,5893.030.09
19894,820,016147,1643.150.09
19904,978,496158,4803.290.09
19915,149,499171,0033.430.10
19925,331,803182,3043.540.10
19935,521,763189,9603.560.10
19945,714,220192,4573.490.10
19955,905,558191,3383.350.10
19966,094,259188,7013.200.10
19976,281,639187,3803.070.11
19986,470,265188,6263.000.11
19996,664,098193,8333.000.11
20006,865,951201,8533.030.11
20017,076,733210,7823.070.11
20027,295,394218,6613.090.12
20037,520,555225,1613.090.12
20047,750,004229,4493.050.12
20057,982,225232,2213.000.12
20068,216,897234,6722.940.12
20078,454,793237,8962.900.13
20088,696,921242,1282.860.13
20098,944,708247,7872.850.13
20109,199,259254,5512.850.13
20119,460,831261,5722.840.13
20129,729,249268,4182.840.14
201310,004,591275,3422.830.14
201410,286,844282,2532.820.14
201510,575,952289,1082.810.14
201610,872,063296,1112.800.15
201711,175,198303,1352.790.15
201811,485,044309,8462.770.15
201911,801,151316,1072.750.15