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 116.35 people per square kilometer, a 2.74% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Benin in 2021 was 113.25 people per square kilometer, a 2.8% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Benin in 2020 was 110.17 people per square kilometer, a 2.87% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Benin in 2019 was 107.10 people per square kilometer, a 2.93% 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 523.03
Burundi 463.15
Comoros 449.64
Haiti 417.48
Gambia 239.47
North Korea 216.27
Nepal 207.55
Uganda 195.61
Malawi 172.23
Togo 155.81
Sierra Leone 119.03
Benin 116.35
Ethiopia 108.58
Senegal 88.03
Burkina Faso 82.68
Tajikistan 70.40
Tanzania 69.14
Yemen 63.82
Afghanistan 63.00
Guinea-Bissau 58.28
Guinea 56.37
Madagascar 50.42
Liberia 47.61
Democratic Republic of Congo 42.22
Zimbabwe 41.77
Mozambique 41.24
Eritrea 31.33
Somalia 27.60
Niger 20.69
Mali 18.22
South Sudan 17.22
Chad 13.80
Central African Republic 8.96
Benin - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 116.35 2.74%
2021 113.25 2.80%
2020 110.17 2.87%
2019 107.10 2.93%
2018 104.05 2.97%
2017 101.05 2.99%
2016 98.12 2.99%
2015 95.27 3.00%
2014 92.50 2.97%
2013 89.83 2.94%
2012 87.26 2.96%
2011 84.75 2.97%
2010 82.31 2.98%
2009 79.93 2.99%
2008 77.61 2.99%
2007 75.36 2.92%
2006 73.22 3.11%
2005 71.01 3.23%
2004 68.79 3.07%
2003 66.74 3.06%
2002 64.76 3.05%
2001 62.84 3.06%
2000 60.98 3.09%
1999 59.15 3.10%
1998 57.37 3.09%
1997 55.66 2.95%
1996 54.06 2.60%
1995 52.69 2.08%
1994 51.62 3.81%
1993 49.72 4.55%
1992 47.56 3.11%
1991 46.12 3.11%
1990 44.73 3.09%
1989 43.39 3.06%
1988 42.10 3.05%
1987 40.86 3.02%
1986 39.66 2.98%
1985 38.51 2.95%
1984 37.41 2.91%
1983 36.35 2.89%
1982 35.33 2.86%
1981 34.35 2.81%
1980 33.41 2.72%
1979 32.52 2.62%
1978 31.69 2.55%
1977 30.90 2.49%
1976 30.15 2.42%
1975 29.44 2.35%
1974 28.77 2.29%
1973 28.12 2.25%
1972 27.50 2.20%
1971 26.91 2.15%
1970 26.35 2.10%
1969 25.80 2.07%
1968 25.28 2.02%
1967 24.78 1.98%
1966 24.30 1.93%
1965 23.84 1.87%
1964 23.40 1.80%
1963 22.99 1.73%
1962 22.60 1.65%
1961 22.23 1.55%
1960 21.89 1.45%
1959 21.58 1.35%
1958 21.29 1.26%
1957 21.03 1.16%
1956 20.78 1.07%
1955 20.57 0.97%
1954 20.37 0.89%
1953 20.19 0.82%
1952 20.02 0.75%
1951 19.87 0.72%
1950 19.73 0.00%