Standard of living in Benin

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Standard of living in Benin


The continent: Africa
  
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Poverty in Benin


Poverty gap - $3.10/day

37,24 %[?] (2011)
(ascending): 71 in the world of 80 (12,50%); 20 in Africa from 28 (32,14%)
0,668 % (0,134 % annual) ↘
min: 35,25; max: 37,24; max-min: 1,99 (5,34%); mid: 36,25;
0,995 (2,67%)

Poverty gap - $1.90/day

18,98 %[?] (2011)
(ascending): 69 in the world of 78 (12,82%); 20 in Africa from 28 (32,14%)
1,80 % (0,360 % annual) ↘
min: 16,25; max: 18,98; max-min: 2,73 (14,38%); mid: 17,62;
1,37 (7,19%)

Internally displaced persons

16 322 number of people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 60 in the world of 89 (33,71%); 21 in Africa from 28 (28,57%)
1 585 % (316,97 % annual) ↗
min: 10 292; max: 275 000; max-min: 264 708 (96,26%); mid: 142 646;
-126 324 (-773,95%)

GINI index

43,44 [?] (2011)
(ascending): 90 in the world of 113 (21,24%); 18 in Africa from 28 (39,29%)
1,40 % (0,280 % annual) ↘
min: 38,58; max: 43,44; max-min: 4,86 (11,19%); mid: 41,01;
2,43 (5,59%)

Access to resources in Benin


Access to electricity

38,40 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 148 in the world of 191 (23,04%); 20 in Africa from 53 (64,15%)
27,34 % (5,47 % annual) ↘
min: 22,04; max: 38,40; max-min: 16,36 (42,61%); mid: 30,22;
8,18 (21,31%)
(descending): 136 in the world of 184 (26,63%); 18 in Africa from 48 (64,58%)
23,04 % (4,61 % annual) ↘
min: 52,33; max: 68; max-min: 15,67 (23,04%); mid: 60,17;
7,83 (11,52%)
14,50 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 163 in the world of 200 (19%); 21 in Africa from 52 (61,54%)
41,38 % (8,28 % annual) ↘
min: 0,720; max: 14,50; max-min: 13,78 (95,04%); mid: 7,61;
6,89 (47,52%)

Access to non-solid fuel

6,21 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 151 in the world of 174 (13,79%); 28 in Africa from 50 (46%)
0,980 % (0,196 % annual) ↗
min: 2,08; max: 6,27; max-min: 4,19 (66,86%); mid: 4,18;
2,04 (32,78%)
10,80 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 158 in the world of 176 (10,80%); 35 in Africa from 52 (34,62%)
4,86 % (0,971 % annual) ↗
min: 10,80; max: 11,33; max-min: 0,525 (4,63%); mid: 11,07;
-0,262 (-2,43%)
2,37 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 149 in the world of 175 (15,43%); 29 in Africa from 50 (44%)
4,66 % (0,933 % annual) ↘
min: 2,26; max: 2,37; max-min: 0,111 (4,66%); mid: 2,31;
0,055 (2,33%)

Improved sanitation facilities

(descending): 183 in the world of 197 (7,61%); 41 in Africa from 54 (25,93%)
12,18 % (2,44 % annual) ↘
min: 6,80; max: 19,70; max-min: 12,90 (65,48%); mid: 13,25;
6,45 (32,74%)
(descending): 179 in the world of 197 (9,64%); 37 in Africa from 54 (33,33%)
8,15 % (1,63 % annual) ↘
min: 17,90; max: 35,60; max-min: 17,70 (49,72%); mid: 26,75;
8,85 (24,86%)
(descending): 181 in the world of 193 (6,74%); 42 in Africa from 54 (24,07%)
15,07 % (3,01 % annual) ↘
min: 0,900; max: 7,30; max-min: 6,40 (87,67%); mid: 4,10;
3,20 (43,84%)

Improved water source

(descending): 157 in the world of 197 (20,81%); 24 in Africa from 53 (56,60%)
4,36 % (0,873 % annual) ↘
min: 57,10; max: 77,90; max-min: 20,80 (26,70%); mid: 67,50;
10,40 (13,35%)
(descending): 177 in the world of 198 (11,11%); 37 in Africa from 53 (32,08%)
2,35 % (0,469 % annual) ↘
min: 72,90; max: 85,20; max-min: 12,30 (14,44%); mid: 79,05;
6,15 (7,22%)
(descending): 146 in the world of 193 (24,87%); 19 in Africa from 53 (66,04%)
5,27 % (1,05 % annual) ↘
min: 48,80; max: 72,10; max-min: 23,30 (32,32%); mid: 60,45;
11,65 (16,16%)

Poor people in Benin


Prevalence of undernourishment

7,50 % of population[?] (2015)
(ascending): 50 in the world of 115 (57,39%); 14 in Africa from 44 (70,45%)
61,33 % (12,27 % annual) ↗
min: 7,50; max: 28,50; max-min: 21 (73,68%); mid: 18;
-10,50 (-140%)

Prevalence of wasting

4,50 % of children under 5[?] (2014)
(ascending): 50 in the world of 97 (49,48%); 17 in Africa from 43 (62,79%)
43,33 % (8,67 % annual) ↗
min: 4,50; max: 17,50; max-min: 13 (74,29%); mid: 11;
-6,50 (-144,44%)

61,50 % of urban population[?] (2014)
(ascending): 61 in the world of 83 (27,71%); 27 in Africa from 47 (44,68%)
10,80 % (2,16 % annual) ↗
min: 61,50; max: 79,30; max-min: 17,80 (22,45%); mid: 70,40;
-8,90 (-14,47%)

Gasoline prices in Benin


Pump price for diesel fuel

1,10 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 65 in the world of 177 (63,84%); 18 in Africa from 48 (64,58%)
10,00 % (2,00 % annual) ↗
min: 0,280; max: 1,26; max-min: 0,980 (77,78%); mid: 0,770;
0,330 (30%)

Pump price for gasoline

1,03 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 33 in the world of 179 (82,12%); 9 in Africa from 48 (83,33%)
0,971 % (0,194 % annual) ↗
min: 0,360; max: 1,24; max-min: 0,880 (70,97%); mid: 0,800;
0,230 (22,33%)

Distribution of income in Benin


Income share held by highest 10%

34,48 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 21 in the world of 113 (82,30%); 9 in Africa from 28 (71,43%)
1,22 % (0,244 % annual) ↘
min: 31,12; max: 34,48; max-min: 3,36 (9,74%); mid: 32,80;
1,68 (4,87%)

Income share held by highest 20%

50,72 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 21 in the world of 113 (82,30%); 10 in Africa from 28 (67,86%)
1,11 % (0,222 % annual) ↘
min: 46,21; max: 50,72; max-min: 4,51 (8,89%); mid: 48,47;
2,26 (4,45%)

Income share held by second 20%

9,63 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 92 in the world of 113 (19,47%); 19 in Africa from 28 (35,71%)
1,66 % (0,332 % annual) ↗
min: 9,63; max: 10,91; max-min: 1,28 (11,73%); mid: 10,27;
-0,640 (-6,65%)

Income share held by third 20%

13,39 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 102 in the world of 113 (10,62%); 22 in Africa from 28 (25%)
1,49 % (0,299 % annual) ↗
min: 13,39; max: 14,99; max-min: 1,60 (10,67%); mid: 14,19;
-0,800 (-5,97%)

Income share held by fourth 20%

20,21 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 98 in the world of 113 (14,16%); 21 in Africa from 28 (28,57%)
0,439 % (0,088 % annual) ↗
min: 20,21; max: 20,92; max-min: 0,710 (3,39%); mid: 20,57;
-0,355 (-1,76%)

Income share held by lowest 20%

6,06 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 73 in the world of 113 (36,28%); 15 in Africa from 28 (50%)
1,90 % (0,380 % annual) ↗
min: 6,06; max: 6,98; max-min: 0,920 (13,18%); mid: 6,52;
-0,460 (-7,59%)

Income share held by lowest 10%

2,46 %[?] (2011)
(descending): 68 in the world of 113 (40,71%); 14 in Africa from 28 (53,57%)
2,03 % (0,407 % annual) ↗
min: 2,46; max: 2,86; max-min: 0,400 (13,99%); mid: 2,66;
-0,200 (-8,13%)