Population and Health in Benin

Total population: 9,598,787 (July 2012 est.)

Average population growth: 1.4%

Urban population: 4,031,491

Urban growth rate: 4%

Rural Population: 5,567,296

Rural growth rate: 2.3%

Population density of Benin: 73.3 humans per square kilometer

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years) Per (%)No. of MalesNo. of Females Total
0 - 1444.42,175,8442,089,0464,264,890
25 - 5429.5969,333936,2901,905,623
15 - 2419.11,423,4741,409,6882,833,159
55 - 643.5138,279195,292333,571
65 years and over2.7105,284156,257261,541

Health

Life expectancy

Male: 59

Female: 62 (est 2012)

Infant mortality: 60.03 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 1.2%

Literacy level

Male: 55.2%

Female: 30.3%

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