Benin Life Expectancy 1950-2021

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Benin life expectancy from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Benin in 2021 is 62.22 years, a 0.5% increase from 2020.
  • The life expectancy for Benin in 2020 was 61.92 years, a 0.5% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Benin in 2019 was 61.61 years, a 0.5% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Benin in 2018 was 61.30 years, a 0.45% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2021 Life Expectancy
Tajikistan 71.36
Nepal 71.17
Rwanda 69.38
Senegal 68.31
Madagascar 67.52
Ethiopia 67.07
Eritrea 66.78
Yemen 66.28
Tanzania 65.77
Afghanistan 65.29
Malawi 64.74
Comoros 64.61
Liberia 64.44
Haiti 64.40
Uganda 63.73
Niger 62.89
Gambia 62.57
Benin 62.22
Burkina Faso 62.16
Burundi 62.03
Guinea 62.00
Zimbabwe 61.63
Togo 61.49
Mozambique 61.30
Mali 59.81
Guinea-Bissau 58.76
South Sudan 58.21
Somalia 57.78
Sierra Leone 55.18
Chad 54.62
Central African Republic 53.68
Benin - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2021 62.22 0.500%
2020 61.92 0.500%
2019 61.61 0.500%
2018 61.30 0.450%
2017 61.03 0.450%
2016 60.75 0.450%
2015 60.48 0.460%
2014 60.20 0.460%
2013 59.93 0.460%
2012 59.66 0.460%
2011 59.38 0.460%
2010 59.11 0.470%
2009 58.83 0.470%
2008 58.56 0.820%
2007 58.08 0.830%
2006 57.61 0.830%
2005 57.13 0.840%
2004 56.66 0.850%
2003 56.18 0.440%
2002 55.94 0.440%
2001 55.69 0.440%
2000 55.45 0.440%
1999 55.20 0.440%
1998 54.96 -0.070%
1997 55.00 -0.070%
1996 55.03 -0.070%
1995 55.07 -0.070%
1994 55.10 -0.070%
1993 55.14 1.180%
1992 54.50 1.200%
1991 53.85 1.210%
1990 53.21 1.230%
1989 52.56 1.240%
1988 51.92 1.410%
1987 51.20 1.430%
1986 50.47 1.460%
1985 49.75 1.480%
1984 49.02 1.500%
1983 48.30 0.870%
1982 47.88 0.880%
1981 47.47 0.880%
1980 47.05 0.890%
1979 46.64 0.900%
1978 46.22 1.200%
1977 45.67 1.210%
1976 45.12 1.230%
1975 44.58 1.240%
1974 44.03 1.260%
1973 43.48 1.220%
1972 42.96 1.230%
1971 42.44 1.250%
1970 41.91 1.260%
1969 41.39 1.280%
1968 40.87 1.220%
1967 40.38 1.230%
1966 39.89 1.250%
1965 39.39 1.260%
1964 38.90 1.280%
1963 38.41 1.200%
1962 37.96 1.210%
1961 37.50 1.230%
1960 37.05 1.240%
1959 36.59 1.260%
1958 36.14 1.360%
1957 35.65 1.380%
1956 35.17 1.400%
1955 34.68 1.420%
1954 34.20 1.440%
1953 33.71 1.460%
1952 33.22 1.480%
1951 32.74 1.510%
1950 32.25 0.000%