Benin Rural Population 1960-2021

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Benin rural population for 2019 was 6,153,002, a 1.68% increase from 2018.
  • Benin rural population for 2018 was 6,051,242, a 1.72% increase from 2017.
  • Benin rural population for 2017 was 5,948,785, a 1.76% increase from 2016.
  • Benin rural population for 2016 was 5,846,019, a 1.79% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Tajikistan 6,775,541
Benin 6,153,002
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Comoros 602,734
Benin Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 6,153,002 52.14 1.67%
2018 6,051,242 52.69 1.71%
2017 5,948,785 53.23 1.74%
2016 5,846,019 53.77 1.77%
2015 5,743,271 54.31 1.80%
2014 5,640,687 54.83 1.83%
2013 5,538,340 55.36 1.86%
2012 5,436,217 55.88 1.88%
2011 5,335,151 56.39 1.89%
2010 5,235,022 56.91 1.91%
2009 5,136,051 57.42 1.92%
2008 5,038,213 57.93 1.95%
2007 4,941,150 58.44 1.99%
2006 4,843,943 58.95 2.04%
2005 4,745,992 59.46 2.11%
2004 4,646,980 59.96 2.17%
2003 4,547,228 60.46 2.22%
2002 4,447,564 60.96 2.41%
2001 4,341,576 61.35 2.51%
2000 4,234,026 61.67 2.47%
1999 4,130,741 61.99 2.44%
1998 4,031,040 62.30 2.46%
1997 3,933,248 62.62 2.53%
1996 3,835,056 62.93 2.65%
1995 3,734,793 63.24 2.80%
1994 3,631,558 63.55 2.94%
1993 3,526,419 63.86 3.02%
1992 3,421,578 64.17 2.58%
1991 3,334,455 64.75 2.21%
1990 3,261,662 65.52 2.09%
1989 3,194,225 66.27 1.98%
1988 3,131,512 67.02 1.89%
1987 3,072,822 67.75 1.86%
1986 3,016,338 68.48 1.86%
1985 2,960,894 69.20 1.86%
1984 2,906,198 69.91 1.85%
1983 2,852,850 70.62 1.84%
1982 2,800,774 71.31 1.83%
1981 2,750,110 71.99 1.80%
1980 2,700,929 72.66 1.78%
1979 2,653,248 73.32 1.13%
1978 2,623,501 74.45 0.92%
1977 2,599,354 75.71 0.95%
1976 2,574,679 76.92 0.96%
1975 2,549,963 78.10 0.97%
1974 2,525,227 79.23 0.98%
1973 2,500,624 80.31 0.99%
1972 2,476,003 81.35 1.00%
1971 2,451,296 82.35 1.03%
1970 2,426,241 83.31 1.05%
1969 2,400,941 84.22 1.06%
1968 2,375,559 85.10 1.06%
1967 2,350,477 85.93 1.04%
1966 2,326,102 86.73 1.01%
1965 2,302,811 87.48 0.96%
1964 2,280,795 88.20 0.91%
1963 2,260,144 88.88 0.86%
1962 2,240,843 89.53 0.81%
1961 2,222,831 90.14 0.76%
1960 2,206,089 90.73 %