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

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