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Benin

Beninese and Beninois Health Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Birth rate > Crude > Per 1,000 people 40.93 per 1,000 people 2005 18th out of 181
Births and maternity > Average age of mother at childbirth 29 2009 12th out of 25
Births and maternity > Future births 470.05 2100 52nd out of 196
Births and maternity > Total fertility rate 2.02% 2100 23th out of 196
Diseases > Cancer > Cancer death rate (per 100,000 population) 144 2004 57th out of 189
HIV AIDS > People living with HIV AIDS > Per capita 8.59 per 1,000 people 2003 40th out of 94
Hospital beds > Per 1,000 people 0.23 per 1,000 people 1994 67th out of 69
Human height > Average female height 1.593 m (5 ft 2 ⁄ 2 in) 2006
Human height > Average male height N/A 2006
Life expectancy > Men 55 years 2013 64th out of 88
Life expectancy at birth, female > Years 60.36 2011 167th out of 196
Life expectancy at birth, male > Years 57.6 2011 167th out of 196
Life expectancy at birth, total > Years 58.94 2011 167th out of 196
Physicians > Per 1,000 people 0.04 per 1,000 people 2004 59th out of 67
Probability of reaching 65 > Male 44.8% 2050 122nd out of 159

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; World Health Organization. Source tables; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Wikipedia: Human height (Average height around the world); British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; UN (United Nations). 2001. World Population Prospects 1950-2050: The 2000 Revision. Database. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York

Citation

"Benin Health Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Benin/Health

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