Number of households reached 1.21 mil in 2002 in Benin, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.22 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of households in Benin reached an all time high of 1.21 mil in 2002 and an all time low of 0.833 mil in 1992. When compared to Benin's main peers, number of households in Burkina Faso amounted to 2.09 mil and 25.1 mil in Nigeria in 2002.
Benin has been ranked 79th within the group of 114 countries we follow in terms of number of households, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A household is defined as a group of one or more persons living together who make common provision for food or other essentials for living.