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International Rankings of Benin - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Benin, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Benin, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 58 0.3 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 153 29981 2020
Internet users - percent of population 87 34 % 2021
Internet users - total 103 4.420 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 60 N/A 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 210 1526 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 62 98 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 79 12.732 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 149 2.101 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 145 2.024 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 85 6.2 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 104 273.967 million US Dollars 2020
Debt - external 147 2.804 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 141 3.506 billion US Dollars 2020
GDP (official exchange rate) 146 10.315 billion US Dollars 2018
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 109 31.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 99 13.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 64 70.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 86 43 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 36 27.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 56 0 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 26 26.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 104 22.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 141 51.1 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 60 37.8 % 2018
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 66 29 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2003
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 20 3.1 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 154 3.942 billion US Dollars 2020
Industrial production growth rate 35 9.12 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 144 1.73 % 2021
Labor force 78 5.295 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 41 38.5 % 2019
Public debt 85 54.6 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 119 43.170 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 52 7.16 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 153 3300 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 110 1.31 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 158 698.900 million US Dollars 2017
Taxes and other revenues 112 17.1 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 202 1.57 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 191 4.6193 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 150 3.1 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 148 3.9 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 104 274000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 119 37000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 109 6.592 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 102 78000 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 89 78000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 170 524.080 million kWh 2020
Electricity - exports 97 2.000 million kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 80 646.000 million kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 151 475000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 135 346.000 million kWh 2020
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 67 17.9 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 68 41.9 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 53 66.9 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 17 8.000 million 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 15 96.9 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 40 3.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 158 8.468 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 117 19.057 million cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 84 19.057 million cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 89 1.133 billion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 82 8.000 million bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 109 46300 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 109 1514 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 95 38040 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 118 6.48 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 117 5.8 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 41 31.51 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 116 31.3 2018
Land use - arable land 42 22.9 2018
Land use - forest 72 40 2018
Land use - permanent crops 54 3.5 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 133 4.9 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 31 2.24 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 114 26.390 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 123 60.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 93 30.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 99 150.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 22 3.74 2025
Urbanization - urban population 118 50.1 2023
Geography
Area - land 102 110622 sq km 0
Area - total 104 112622 sq km 0
Area - water 37 2.000 million sq km 0
Coastline 150 121 km 0
Elevation - highest point 16 6752.5 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 114 273 meters 0
Irrigated land 130 172 sq km 2017
Land boundaries - total 86 2123 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 116 31.3 2018
Land use - arable land 42 22.9 2018
Land use - forest 72 40 2018
Land use - permanent crops 54 3.5 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 133 4.9 2018
Military
Military expenditures 42 0.7 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 110 0.81 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 46 0.22 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 119 0.2 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 133 1.25 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 94 0.02 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 3 40.7 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 20 4.8 2018
Child marriage - women married by age 15 11 9.4 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 18 30.6 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 21 16.8 % 1718
Contraceptive prevalence rate 122 15.5 % 1718
Current health expenditure 88 2.6 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 19 68.3 % 2023
Death rate 50 7.8 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 138 5.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 27 17.7 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 18 84 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 18 78.3 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 62 79 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 32 29.2 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 17 25.3 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 3 21 % of population 0
Education expenditures 56 3 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 5 2.63 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 34 49.116 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 17 59.3 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 16 54.3 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 220 64.6213 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 135 60.8 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 134 62.6 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 113 35 % 2021
Literacy - male 91 56.9 % 0
Literacy - total population 103 45.8 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 13 523 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 225 17.7221 years 0
Median age - male 160 16.6 years 0
Median age - total 153 17.1 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 72 20.5 1718
Net migration rate 56 0.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 107 9.6 % 2016
Physicians density 154 0.07 physicians/1,000 population 2019
Population 74 14.220 million 2023
Population growth rate 7 3.31 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 89 56.3 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 9 81.9 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 11 63.4 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 6 43.7 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 14 1.02 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 29 0.94 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 29 0.84 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 22 0.97 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 5 5.39 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 22 3.74 2025
Urbanization - urban population 118 50.1 2023
Transportation
Airports 115 10 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 138 6 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 113 805347 2015
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 140 112392 2015
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 101 1 2015
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 27 1 2015
Railways - narrow gauge 47 438 2014
Railways - total 85 438 km 2014
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 102 150 km 2011

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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