Benin Population Density 1950-2020

Chart and table of Benin population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Benin in 2020 is 105.64 people per square kilometer, a 2.73% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Benin in 2019 was 102.83 people per square kilometer, a 2.75% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Benin in 2018 was 100.08 people per square kilometer, a 2.77% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Benin in 2017 was 97.38 people per square kilometer, a 2.79% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Rwanda 491.73
Comoros 467.28
Burundi 427.26
Haiti 410.90
Gambia 213.86
North Korea 213.86
Nepal 197.97
Uganda 189.36
Malawi 161.46
Togo 145.78
Sierra Leone 110.33
Benin 105.64
Ethiopia 104.11
Senegal 85.12
Burkina Faso 76.23
Tajikistan 67.46
Tanzania 63.06
Afghanistan 59.63
Yemen 56.49
Guinea-Bissau 54.47
Guinea 53.42
Madagascar 47.15
Liberia 45.41
Mozambique 39.75
Zimbabwe 38.04
Eritrea 30.16
Somalia 24.92
Niger 19.11
Mali 16.33
Chad 12.79
Central African Republic 7.75
South Sudan 0.00
Benin - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 105.64 2.73%
2019 102.83 2.75%
2018 100.08 2.77%
2017 97.38 2.79%
2016 94.74 2.80%
2015 92.16 2.81%
2014 89.64 2.82%
2013 87.18 2.83%
2012 84.78 2.84%
2011 82.44 2.84%
2010 80.16 2.85%
2009 77.94 2.85%
2008 75.78 2.86%
2007 73.67 2.90%
2006 71.60 2.94%
2005 69.56 3.00%
2004 67.53 3.05%
2003 65.53 3.09%
2002 63.57 3.09%
2001 61.67 3.07%
2000 59.83 3.03%
1999 58.07 3.00%
1998 56.38 3.00%
1997 54.74 3.07%
1996 53.10 3.20%
1995 51.46 3.35%
1994 49.79 3.49%
1993 48.12 3.56%
1992 46.46 3.54%
1991 44.87 3.43%
1990 43.38 3.29%
1989 42.00 3.15%
1988 40.72 3.03%
1987 39.52 2.97%
1986 38.38 2.95%
1985 37.28 2.93%
1984 36.22 2.89%
1983 35.20 2.86%
1982 34.23 2.82%
1981 33.29 2.77%
1980 32.39 2.73%
1979 31.53 2.68%
1978 30.71 2.64%
1977 29.92 2.58%
1976 29.17 2.51%
1975 28.45 2.44%
1974 27.77 2.37%
1973 27.13 2.30%
1972 26.52 2.25%
1971 25.94 2.21%
1970 25.38 2.16%
1969 24.84 2.12%
1968 24.33 2.06%
1967 23.84 1.98%
1966 23.37 1.89%
1965 22.94 1.79%
1964 22.53 1.70%
1963 22.16 1.60%
1962 21.81 1.50%
1961 21.49 1.41%
1960 21.19 1.31%
1959 20.91 1.21%
1958 20.66 1.10%
1957 20.44 0.98%
1956 20.24 0.85%
1955 20.07 0.71%
1954 19.93 0.57%
1953 19.82 0.42%
1952 19.74 0.28%
1951 19.68 0.14%
1950 19.65 0.00%