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Benin

  • President:Patrice Guillaume Athanase Talon
  • President of the National Assembly:Adrien Houngbédji
  • Capital city:Porto-Novo
  • Languages:French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)
  • National statistics office
  • Total Population (millions):14.0 (2019)
  • Urban Population (millions):6.7 (2019)
  • Population Density (per Km²):127.2 (2019)
  • Sex Ratio (per 100 female):118.6 (2019)
  • Labor Force Participation Rate (%):84.7 (2018)
  • Human Develoment Index:61.2 (2017)
  • Healthy life expectancy:63.7 (2016)
  • Population Living Below $ 1.90 a Day (% of Population):59.0 (2015)