Benin

Benin is a country.

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Key facts

  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Capital city: Porto-Novo
  • Region: Western Africa
  • Continent: Africa
  • Land area: 112,760 km²
  • Population: 13,352,864
  • Political leader: Patrice Talon (President)
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Business

  • Gdp: 17,396,800,000.00 current US$
  • Inflation: 1.35 annual %
  • Self-employed: 78.56 % of total employment
  • Tax revenue: 10.79 % of GDP
  • Unemployment: 1.41 % of total labor force
  • Vulnerable employment: 77.56 % of total employment

Environment

  • Agricultural land: 39,500.00 km²
  • Alternative and nuclear energy: 0.00 % of total energy use
  • Carbon dioxide emissions (co2): 7,980.40 kt
  • Electricity production from coal sources: 0.00 % of total
  • Electricity production from natural gas sources: 0.00 % of total
  • Electricity production from hydroelectric sources: 4.09 % of total
  • Electricity production from nuclear sources: 0.00 % of total
  • Electricity production from oil sources: 94.44 % of total
  • Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 1.46 % of total
  • Net energy imports: 46.59 % of energy use
  • Fertility rate: 4.97 births per woman
  • Forest area: 30,851 km²
  • Fossil fuel energy consumption: 36.72 % of total
  • Other greenhouse gas emissions, hfc, pfc and sf6: 1,486.29 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
  • Median age: 13.60 years
  • Methane emissions: 4,029.62 kt of CO2 equivalent
  • Nitrous oxide emissions: 3,007.64 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
  • Female population: 6,663,569
  • Male population: 6,689,295
  • Renewable energy consumption: 46.20 % of total final energy consumption
  • Rural land area: 113,691.00 km²
  • Rural population: 6,738,656
  • Urban land area: 2,005.91 km²
  • Urban population: 6,614,208
  • Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters : 6.00 % of total population

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Source

This dashboard is based on data from: SIPRI, World Bank, Reporters Without Borders

Updated: 7 days ago

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