Benin Population Growth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of Benin population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Benin in 2021 is 12,451,040, a 2.7% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Benin in 2020 was 12,123,200, a 2.73% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Benin in 2019 was 11,801,151, a 2.75% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Benin in 2018 was 11,485,044, a 2.77% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population Growth Rate
Ethiopia 117,876,227
Tanzania 61,498,437
Uganda 47,123,531
Afghanistan 39,835,428
Mozambique 32,163,047
Yemen 30,490,640
Nepal 29,674,920
Madagascar 28,427,328
North Korea 25,887,041
Niger 25,130,817
Burkina Faso 21,497,096
Mali 20,855,735
Malawi 19,647,684
Senegal 17,196,301
Chad 16,914,985
Somalia 16,359,504
Zimbabwe 15,092,171
Guinea 13,497,244
Rwanda 13,276,513
Benin 12,451,040
Burundi 12,255,433
Haiti 11,541,685
South Sudan 11,381,378
Tajikistan 9,749,627
Togo 8,478,250
Sierra Leone 8,141,343
Liberia 5,180,203
Central African Republic 4,919,981
Eritrea 3,601,467
Gambia 2,486,945
Guinea-Bissau 2,015,494
Comoros 888,451
Benin - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2021 12,451,040 2.70%
2020 12,123,200 2.73%
2019 11,801,151 2.75%
2018 11,485,044 2.77%
2017 11,175,198 2.79%
2016 10,872,063 2.80%
2015 10,575,952 2.81%
2014 10,286,844 2.82%
2013 10,004,591 2.83%
2012 9,729,249 2.84%
2011 9,460,831 2.84%
2010 9,199,259 2.85%
2009 8,944,708 2.85%
2008 8,696,921 2.86%
2007 8,454,793 2.90%
2006 8,216,897 2.94%
2005 7,982,225 3.00%
2004 7,750,004 3.05%
2003 7,520,555 3.09%
2002 7,295,394 3.09%
2001 7,076,733 3.07%
2000 6,865,951 3.03%
1999 6,664,098 3.00%
1998 6,470,265 3.00%
1997 6,281,639 3.07%
1996 6,094,259 3.20%
1995 5,905,558 3.35%
1994 5,714,220 3.49%
1993 5,521,763 3.56%
1992 5,331,803 3.54%
1991 5,149,499 3.43%
1990 4,978,496 3.29%
1989 4,820,016 3.15%
1988 4,672,852 3.03%
1987 4,535,263 2.97%
1986 4,404,506 2.95%
1985 4,278,501 2.93%
1984 4,156,819 2.89%
1983 4,039,949 2.86%
1982 3,927,714 2.82%
1981 3,820,128 2.77%
1980 3,717,165 2.73%
1979 3,618,526 2.68%
1978 3,523,938 2.64%
1977 3,433,439 2.58%
1976 3,347,173 2.51%
1975 3,265,165 2.44%
1974 3,187,412 2.37%
1973 3,113,675 2.30%
1972 3,043,567 2.25%
1971 2,976,572 2.21%
1970 2,912,340 2.16%
1969 2,850,661 2.12%
1968 2,791,590 2.06%
1967 2,735,307 1.98%
1966 2,682,159 1.89%
1965 2,632,356 1.79%
1964 2,585,965 1.70%
1963 2,542,859 1.60%
1962 2,502,896 1.50%
1961 2,465,867 1.41%
1960 2,431,622 1.31%
1959 2,400,127 1.21%
1958 2,371,453 1.10%
1957 2,345,717 0.98%
1956 2,323,056 0.85%
1955 2,303,587 0.71%
1954 2,287,385 0.57%
1953 2,274,476 0.42%
1952 2,264,871 0.28%
1951 2,258,476 0.14%
1950 2,255,226 0.00%