Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) fell to 3.00% in Benin in 2018

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) (%)
Society | Benin | May 17, 2019
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Population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population reached 3.00 % in 2018 in Benin, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 7.66 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in Benin reached an all time high of 5.02 % in 1960 and an all time low of 3.00 % in 2018. When compared to Benin's main peers, population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population in Burkina Faso amounted to 2.46 %, 2.61 % in Niger, 2.75 % in Nigeria and 2.83 % in Togo in 2018.

Benin has been ranked 153rd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of population over 65 years old as a percentage of total population, 16 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The population over 65 years old is the percentage of the total population that is of the age 65 and older.

Population Over 65 Years Old (As % of Total Population) Unit 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Algeria % 13.0% 13.5% 14.0% 14.6% 15.2%
Benin % 4.97% 5.07% 5.20% 5.33% 5.46%
Burkina Faso % 4.02% 4.13% 4.26% 4.39% 4.51%
Cameroon % 4.84% 4.97% 5.15% 5.33% 5.51%
Chad % 3.33% 3.41% 3.52% 3.63% 3.73%
Ghana % 6.54% 6.72% 6.92% 7.13% 7.33%
Ivory Coast % 4.56% 4.65% 4.75% 4.85% 4.96%
Libya % 17.0% 17.7% 18.4% 19.2% 20.0%
Mali % 3.20% 3.27% 3.33% 3.40% 3.46%
Niger % 2.71% 2.72% 2.73% 2.74% 2.75%
Nigeria % 3.70% 3.78% 3.86% 3.94% 4.03%
Togo % 4.86% 5.01% 5.18% 5.36% 5.53%