Health in Benin

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Health in Benin


The continent: Africa
  
Iso2:BJ
  
Iso3:BEN

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Medical service in Benin


Nurses and midwives

0,771 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(descending): 122 in the world of 149 (18,79%); 19 in Africa from 35 (48,57%)

Physicians

0,059 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(descending): 143 in the world of 157 (9,55%); 24 in Africa from 37 (37,84%)

Hospital beds

0,500 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(descending): 140 in the world of 149 (6,71%); 28 in Africa from 32 (15,63%)

Community health workers

0,013 per 1,000 people[?] (2004)
(2005) (descending): 64 in the world of 66 (4,55%); 34 in Africa from 34 (2,94%)

Smoking in Benin


Smoking prevalence

1,10 % of adults female[?] (2012)
(ascending): 15 in the world of 128 (89,06%); 9 in Africa from 31 (74,19%)

Smoking prevalence

16,40 % of adults male[?] (2012)
(ascending): 13 in the world of 126 (90,48%); 5 in Africa from 30 (86,67%)
4,88 % (0,976 % annual) ↘
min: 12,40; max: 16,40; max-min: 4,00 (24,39%); mid: 14,40;
2 (12,20%)

Smoking prevalence

18,70 % of adults[?] (2015)
(ascending): 8 in the world of 126 (94,44%); 5 in Africa from 30 (86,67%)
10,70 % (2,14 % annual) ↘
min: 14; max: 18,70; max-min: 4,70 (25,13%); mid: 16,35;
2,35 (12,57%)

Alcoholism in Benin


Total alcohol consumption

23 935 624 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 80 in the world of 184 (57,07%); 27 in Africa from 52 (50%)

Total alcohol consumption per capita [liters of pure alcohol, projected estimates, 15+ years of age]

2,20 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 42 in the world of 184 (77,72%); 17 in Africa from 52 (69,23%)

Female genital mutilation prevalence in Benin


Female genital mutilation prevalence

9,20 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 6 in the world of 24 (79,17%); 5 in Africa from 22 (81,82%)
0,362 % (0,072 % annual) ↘
min: 7,30; max: 16,80; max-min: 9,50 (56,55%); mid: 12,05;
-2,85 (-30,98%)

Diseases in Benin


HIV prevalence

1,10 % of population ages 15-49[?] (2015)
(ascending): 67 in the world of 106 (37,74%); 17 in Africa from 47 (65,96%)
9,09 % (1,82 % annual) ↗
min: 0,200; max: 1,50; max-min: 1,30 (86,67%); mid: 0,850;
0,250 (22,73%)

Incidence of malaria

293,70 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 78 in the world of 88 (12,50%); 37 in Africa from 47 (23,40%)
12,90 % (2,58 % annual) ↗
min: 293,70; max: 420,60; max-min: 126,90 (30,17%); mid: 357,15;
-63,45 (-21,60%)

Incidence of tuberculosis

60 per 100,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 118 in the world of 209 (44,02%); 11 in Africa from 54 (81,48%)
13,33 % (2,67 % annual) ↗
min: 60; max: 86; max-min: 26 (30,23%); mid: 73;
-13 (-21,67%)

Contraception in Benin


Contraceptive prevalence

7,90 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2012)
(descending): 88 in the world of 94 (7,45%); 37 in Africa from 42 (14,29%)
7,59 % (1,52 % annual) ↘
min: 3,40; max: 7,90; max-min: 4,50 (56,96%); mid: 5,65;
2,25 (28,48%)

Unmet need for contraception

32,60 % of married women ages 15-49[?] (2012)
(descending): 3 in the world of 89 (97,75%); 2 in Africa from 40 (97,50%)
5,42 % (1,08 % annual) ↘
min: 27,30; max: 32,60; max-min: 5,30 (16,26%); mid: 29,95;
2,65 (8,13%)