Urban population reached 5.23 mil in 2017 in Benin, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.99 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Benin reached an all time high of 5.23 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.226 mil in 1960. When compared to Benin's main peers, urban population in Burkina Faso amounted to 5.52 mil, 3.51 mil in Niger, 94.5 mil in Nigeria and 3.21 mil in Togo in 2017.
Benin has been ranked 93rd within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 9 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.