Population Density rose 2.77 % to 89.1 km per capita in Benin in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Benin | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 89.1 km per capita in 2015 in Benin, according to Faostat. This is 2.77 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Benin reached an all time high of 91.6 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 21.9 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Benin's main peers, population density in Burkina Faso amounted to 60.2 km per capita, 13.6 km per capita in Niger, 185 km per capita in Nigeria and 122 km per capita in Togo in 2015.

Benin has been ranked 76th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 9 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Algeria km per capita 15.3 15.6 15.9 16.2 16.5
Benin km per capita 82.0 84.3 86.7 89.1 91.6
Burkina Faso km per capita 55.2 56.8 58.5 60.2 61.9
Cameroon km per capita 42.5 43.6 44.8 45.9 47.1
Chad km per capita 9.03 9.31 9.59 9.89 10.2
Ghana km per capita 104 107 109 111 114
Ivory Coast km per capita 58.5 59.7 61.0 62.4 63.9
Libya km per capita 3.39 3.43 3.47 3.50 3.52
Mali km per capita 11.1 11.5 11.8 12.2 12.5
Niger km per capita 12.1 12.5 13.0 13.5 14.1
Nigeria km per capita 171 175 180 185 191
Togo km per capita 113 116 119 122 125