Benin Population was estimated as being sixty seven lac and thirty six thousand in the year 2003. This estimation of the Benin Population was provided by the United Nations. This made Benin to be placed at the ninety sixth position among all the one hundred and ninety three nations in the entire world. In the same year, almost 3% of the total population was above sixty five years of age while 15% of the total population was under the age group of fifteen. For every one hundred females in the Benin Population, there were ninety seven males.
The annual rate of growth, according to the demographics of Benin, was approximately 2.65% during the year 2000-2005. At such a rate, the population estimated for the year 2015 would be ninety thousand and ninety three hundred. In the year 2002, the density of the Benin Population was fifty nine per square kilometer, which is approximately equal to one hundred and fifty two per square miles.
The southern regions of the country host more than three fourth of the Benin Population and hence the density of that region reaches to one hundred and twenty per square kilometers. The Population Reference Bureau estimated that till 2004, more than 42% of the total population of Benin inhabited the urban regions.