Benin: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 10,323,474 (2013)
Population Growth Rate 2.678 annual % (2013)
Age Dependency Ratio 83.996 % of working-age population (2013)
Urban Population 43.086 % of total (2013)
Infant Mortality Rate 56.2 per 1,000 live births (2013)
Life Expectancy at Birth 59.119 years (2012)
Age distribution - % of total population (2013);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 0.154 billion kWh (2012)
    Consumption 0.911 billion kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 billion kWh (2013)
    Imports 0.983 billion kWh (2012)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 0.002 billion kWh (2012)
    Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 34.41 thousand bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 thousand bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 34.845 thousand bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.008 billion bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 0.04 trillion cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 5 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 7.765 million (2011 )
Highways 16,000 km (2006 )
Internet Hosts 491 (2012 )
Internet Users 200.1 thousand (2009 )
Railways 438 km (2010 )
Telephones 152.7 thousand (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationWestern Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo
Total Area112,622 sq. km
Land Area110,622 sq. km
Water Area2,000 sq. km
Coastline121 km
Climatetropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north
Terrainmostly flat to undulating plain; some hills and low mountains
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Mont Sokbaro 658 m
Environment - International Agreements:

Party To: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling

Signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
International Organization Participation:
ACCT, ACP, AfDB, AU, ECOWAS, Entente, FAO, FZ, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICCt, ICRM, IDA, IDB, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, IPU, ISO (correspondent), ITSO, ITU, ITUC, MIGA, MONUC, NAM, OAS (observer), OIC, OIF, OPCW, PCA, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNIDO, UNMIL, UNMIS, UNOCI, UNWTO, UPU, WADB (regional), WAEMU, WCL, WCO, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO

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