Parakou, Benin Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Parakou, Benin metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Parakou in 2020 is 358,000, a 4.68% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Parakou in 2019 was 342,000, a 4.91% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Parakou in 2018 was 326,000, a 4.82% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Parakou in 2017 was 311,000, a 5.07% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Benin
City Name Population
Abomey-Calavi 1,056,000
Cotonou 692,000
Parakou 358,000
Djougou 343,000
Parakou - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 358,000 4.68%
2019 342,000 4.91%
2018 326,000 4.82%
2017 311,000 5.07%
2016 296,000 4.59%
2015 283,000 4.81%
2014 270,000 5.06%
2013 257,000 4.90%
2012 245,000 4.70%
2011 234,000 4.93%
2010 223,000 4.69%
2009 213,000 4.93%
2008 203,000 5.18%
2007 193,000 4.89%
2006 184,000 4.55%
2005 176,000 4.76%
2004 168,000 5.00%
2003 160,000 5.26%
2002 152,000 4.11%
2001 146,000 3.55%
2000 141,000 3.68%
1999 136,000 3.82%
1998 131,000 3.97%
1997 126,000 3.28%
1996 122,000 4.27%
1995 117,000 3.54%
1994 113,000 3.67%
1993 109,000 3.81%
1992 105,000 3.96%
1991 101,000 4.12%
1990 97,000 4.30%
1989 93,000 4.49%
1988 89,000 3.49%
1987 86,000 4.88%
1986 82,000 3.80%
1985 79,000 3.95%
1984 76,000 4.11%
1983 73,000 4.29%
1982 70,000 4.48%
1981 67,000 4.69%
1980 64,000 3.23%
1979 62,000 8.77%
1978 57,000 7.55%
1977 53,000 8.16%
1976 49,000 8.89%
1975 45,000 9.76%
1974 41,000 7.89%
1973 38,000 8.57%
1972 35,000 9.38%
1971 32,000 10.34%
1970 29,000 7.41%
1969 27,000 8.00%
1968 25,000 8.70%
1967 23,000 9.52%
1966 21,000 10.53%
1965 19,000 5.56%
1964 18,000 12.50%
1963 16,000 6.67%
1962 15,000 7.14%
1961 14,000 7.69%
1960 13,000 8.33%
1959 12,000 9.09%
1958 11,000 10.00%
1957 10,000 11.11%
1956 9,000 12.50%
1955 8,000 0.00%
1954 8,000 14.29%
1953 7,000 0.00%
1952 7,000 16.67%
1951 6,000 0.00%
1950 6,000 0.00%