Benin: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 10,598,482 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 2.641 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 83.013 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 43.514 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 64.2 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 59.511 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 154,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 911,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 983,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 2,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 0 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 34,410 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 34,844.99 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 8,000,000 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 40,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 5 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 7,765,000 (2011 )
Highways 16,000 km (2006 )
Internet Hosts 491 (2012 )
Internet Users 200,100 (2009 )
Railways 438 km (2010 )
Telephones 152,700 (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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