Benin

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Energy Sector Investment Opportunities: Oil, Gas, Renewables, Power

Capital

Porto Novo

Region

Sub-Saharan Africa

Coordinates

6.4667° N, 2.6000° E

Total Area (km²) 

114,760

Population 

11,175,692 (2017)

Rural Population (% of total population) 

53 (2017)

GDP (current US$) 

9,246,696,923.66 (2017)

GDP Per Capita (current US$) 

827.39 (2017)

Access to Electricity (% of population) 

41.40 (2018)

Energy Imports Net (% of energy use) 

46.59 (2014)

Fossil Fuel Energy Consumption (% of total) 

36.72 (2014)

Source: World Bank