Benin Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Benin population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Benin in 2022 is 111.40 people per square kilometer, a 2.68% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Benin in 2021 was 108.50 people per square kilometer, a 2.7% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Benin in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Rwanda 516.34
Comoros 487.60
Burundi 453.64
Haiti 420.91
Gambia 226.41
North Korea 215.62
Nepal 205.36
Uganda 200.51
Malawi 170.33
Togo 152.86
Sierra Leone 114.89
Benin 111.40
Ethiopia 106.33
Senegal 89.74
Burkina Faso 80.60
Tajikistan 70.43
Tanzania 66.82
Afghanistan 62.42
Yemen 59.01
Guinea-Bissau 57.11
Guinea 56.40
Madagascar 49.68
Liberia 47.64
Mozambique 41.39
Zimbabwe 39.23
Eritrea 31.14
Somalia 26.41
Niger 20.59
South Sudan 18.33
Mali 17.31
Chad 13.56
Central African Republic 8.05
Benin - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 111.40 2.68%
2021 108.50 2.70%
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%