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Benin - Ranking Positions (Facts)

 RANKING  VALUE  POSITION
Geography
Area - total 112,620.00 sq km 101
Area - land 110,620.00 sq km 101
Area - water 2,000.00 sq km 82
Land boundaries 1,989.00 km 88
Coastline 121.00 km 148
Elevation extremes - highest point 658 m 176
Land use - arable land 23.53 % 40
Land use - permanent crops 2.37 % 76
Land use - other 74.10 % 157
People
Population 8,078,314 93
Age structure: 0-14 years 43.90 % 21
Age structure: 15-64 years 53.70 % 182
Age structure: 65 years and over 2.40 % 199
Population growth rate 2.67 % 22
Birth rate 38.10 births/1,000 population 27
Death rate 11.94 deaths/1,000 population 163
Net migration rate 0.58 migrant(s)/1,000 population 145
Sex ratio - total population 0.98 male(s)/female 110
Infant mortality rate 77.85 deaths/1,000 live births 180
Life expectancy at birth - total population 53.44 years 175
Life expectancy at birth - male 52.28 years 174
Life expectancy at birth - female 54.63 years 175
Total fertility rate 5.08 children born/woman 28
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 1.90 % 124
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 68,000 106
HIV/AIDS - deaths 5,800 106
Literacy - total population 34.70 % 202
Economy
GDP - real growth rate 4.00 % 125
GDP per capita - purchasing power parity 1,100 $ 193
GDP - composition by sector (agriculture) 32.80 % 29
GDP - composition by sector (industry) 13.70 % 183
GDP - composition by sector (services) 53.50 % 124
Population below poverty line 33.00 % 77
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 3.00 % 68
Labor force 3,211,000 92
Budget - revenues 836,800,000 $ 142
Electricity - production 82,000,000 kWh 188
Electricity - consumption 576,300,000 kWh 152
Electricity - exports 0 kWh 83
Exports 563,100,000 $ 157
Imports 927,300,000 $ 160
Debt - external 1,600,000,000 $ 140
Communications
Telephones - main lines in use 76,300 146
Telephones - mobile cellular 750,000 124
Internet users 700,000 87
Transportation
Railways - total 578.00 km 112
Roadways - total 16,000.00 km 118
Airports with paved runways - total 1 188
Airports - with unpaved runways - total 4 157
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP 1.70 % 95


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions - CFA Franc BCEAO Exchange Rates
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Historical Highlights - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions
CFA Franc BCEAO Exchange Rates


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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