Benin Rural Population 1960-2022

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 2020 was 6,253,752, a 1.64% increase from 2019.
  • Benin rural population for 2019 was 6,153,002, a 1.68% increase from 2018.
  • Benin rural population for 2018 was 6,051,235, a 1.72% increase from 2017.
  • Benin rural population for 2017 was 5,948,778, a 1.76% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Benin 6,253,752
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Benin Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 6,253,752 51.59 1.62%
2019 6,153,002 52.14 1.67%
2018 6,051,235 52.69 1.71%
2017 5,948,778 53.23 1.74%
2016 5,846,022 53.77 1.77%
2015 5,743,276 54.31 1.80%
2014 5,640,685 54.83 1.83%
2013 5,538,343 55.36 1.86%
2012 5,436,221 55.88 1.88%
2011 5,335,151 56.39 1.89%
2010 5,235,019 56.91 1.91%
2009 5,136,054 57.42 1.92%
2008 5,038,210 57.93 1.95%
2007 4,941,148 58.44 1.99%
2006 4,843,941 58.95 2.04%
2005 4,745,990 59.46 2.11%
2004 4,646,979 59.96 2.17%
2003 4,547,229 60.46 2.22%
2002 4,447,568 60.96 2.41%
2001 4,341,573 61.35 2.51%
2000 4,234,023 61.67 2.47%
1999 4,130,744 61.99 2.44%
1998 4,031,046 62.30 2.46%
1997 3,933,251 62.62 2.53%
1996 3,835,064 62.93 2.65%
1995 3,734,789 63.24 2.80%
1994 3,631,555 63.55 2.94%
1993 3,526,417 63.86 3.02%
1992 3,421,579 64.17 2.58%
1991 3,334,453 64.75 2.21%
1990 3,261,657 65.52 2.09%
1989 3,194,227 66.27 1.98%
1988 3,131,506 67.02 1.89%
1987 3,072,821 67.75 1.86%
1986 3,016,336 68.48 1.86%
1985 2,960,895 69.20 1.86%
1984 2,906,198 69.91 1.85%
1983 2,852,844 70.62 1.84%
1982 2,800,776 71.31 1.83%
1981 2,750,109 71.99 1.80%
1980 2,700,926 72.66 1.78%
1979 2,653,243 73.32 1.13%
1978 2,623,498 74.45 0.92%
1977 2,599,358 75.71 0.95%
1976 2,574,676 76.92 0.96%
1975 2,549,965 78.10 0.97%
1974 2,525,228 79.23 0.98%
1973 2,500,628 80.31 0.99%
1972 2,475,999 81.35 1.00%
1971 2,451,299 82.35 1.03%
1970 2,426,240 83.31 1.05%
1969 2,400,937 84.22 1.06%
1968 2,375,558 85.10 1.06%
1967 2,350,478 85.93 1.04%
1966 2,326,102 86.73 1.01%
1965 2,302,816 87.48 0.96%
1964 2,280,792 88.20 0.91%
1963 2,260,148 88.88 0.86%
1962 2,240,844 89.53 0.81%
1961 2,222,829 90.14 0.76%
1960 2,206,085 90.73 %