Benin: Percent female population

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 Benin

Female population, percent of total

 Latest value 49.90
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 50.83
 Min - Max 49.90 - 52.36
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Benin during that period was 50.83 percent with a minimum of 49.9 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 52.36 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2022 is 49.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 49.99 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Benin - Percent female population - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - Percent female population - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 13.35 2022 million
 Percent urban population 49.53 2022 percent
 Population density 115 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 3.06 2022 percent
 Percent children 42.43 2022 percent
 Percent female population 49.90 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 50.47 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 83.47 2022 percent
 Refugee population 1,779 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 2 2015 percent
 Population growth 2.70 2022 percent
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