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Benin: Administrative Division

Contents: Departments and Communes

The population of the departments and communes of Benin by census years.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1979-03-20
Population
Census
1992-02-15
Population
Census
2002-02-15
Population
Census
2013-05-11
AliboriDepartment213,078355,950521,093867,463
BanikoaraCommune60,131104,038152,028246,575
GogounouCommune27,83050,04580,013117,523
KandiCommune49,10273,13895,206179,290
KarimamaCommune19,83429,07139,57966,353
MalanvilleCommune36,44267,387101,628168,641
SégbanaCommune19,73932,27152,63989,081
AtacoraDepartment294,629400,613549,417772,262
BoukoumbéCommune47,04958,19660,56882,450
CoblyCommune26,79638,38246,66067,603
KérouCommune27,48942,49162,632100,197
KouandéCommune42,61450,37980,261111,540
MatériCommune46,27458,51683,721113,958
NatitingouCommune39,08957,15375,620103,843
Pehonko (Péhunco)Commune22,88033,83355,08278,217
TanguiétaCommune27,24240,43054,71974,675
ToucountounaCommune15,19621,23330,15439,779
AtlantiqueDepartment365,910529,546801,6831,398,229
Abomey-CalaviCommune60,786126,507307,745656,358
AlladaCommune62,40477,10791,778127,512
KpomassèCommune41,45450,05957,19067,648
OuidahCommune52,58464,43376,555162,034
Sô-AvaCommune37,81859,14876,315118,547
ToffoCommune43,10960,02874,717101,585
Tori-BossitoCommune28,54437,16744,56957,632
Commune39,21155,09772,814106,913
BorgouDepartment277,591471,975724,1711,214,249
BembérékéCommune37,86659,80994,580131,255
KalaléCommune38,73062,805100,026168,882
N'DaliCommune26,49045,33467,379113,604
NikkiCommune34,27866,16499,251151,232
ParakouCommune60,915103,577149,819255,478
PèrèrèCommune20,05327,13542,89178,988
SinendéCommune24,40740,76963,37391,672
TchaourouCommune34,85266,382106,852223,138
CollinesDepartment217,075340,284535,923717,477
BantèCommune28,59846,69982,129107,181
Dassa-ZouméCommune41,57964,06593,967112,122
GlazouéCommune37,86059,40590,475124,431
OuèssèCommune31,66452,07196,850142,017
SavalouCommune51,25772,641104,749144,549
SavéCommune26,11745,40367,75387,177
CouffoDepartment273,536395,132524,586745,328
AplahouéCommune52,12277,491116,988171,109
DjakotomeyCommune52,80071,50296,732134,028
DogboCommune45,38663,72276,947103,057
KlouékanmèCommune45,25669,46593,324128,597
LaloCommune46,67362,14779,685119,926
ToviklinCommune31,29950,80560,91088,611
DongaDepartment184,975248,695350,062543,130
BassilaCommune32,61446,41671,511130,091
CopargoCommune34,70835,66550,82070,938
DjougouCommune87,178134,099181,895267,812
OuakéCommune30,47532,51545,83674,289
LittoralDepartment320,348536,827665,100679,012
CotonouCommune320,348536,827665,100679,012
MonoDepartment203,842281,245360,037497,243
AthiéméCommune26,31632,99539,48156,483
BopaCommune40,54361,31270,26896,281
ComèCommune32,29542,23258,39679,989
Grand-PopoCommune26,82733,07940,33557,636
HouéyogbéCommune42,83557,36774,492101,893
LokossaCommune35,02654,26077,065104,961
OuéméDepartment418,146568,898730,7721,100,404
AdjarraCommune34,07446,42760,11297,424
AdjohounCommune41,56451,30156,45575,323
AguéguésCommune14,89521,33326,65044,562
Akpro-MissérétéCommune39,29152,88572,652127,249
AvrankouCommune50,01668,50380,402128,050
BonouCommune18,47424,73329,65644,349
DangboCommune49,44459,56266,05596,426
Porto-NovoCommune133,168179,138223,552264,320
Sèmè-KpodjiCommune37,22065,016115,238222,701
PlateauDepartment208,722307,676407,116622,372
Adja-OuèrèCommune38,23559,40181,497116,282
IfangniCommune44,21667,02171,606110,973
KétouCommune39,35363,079100,499157,352
PobèCommune45,23854,18182,910123,677
SakétéCommune41,68063,99470,604114,088
ZouDepartment353,358478,714599,954851,580
AbomeyCommune50,14966,59578,34192,266
AgbangnizounCommune38,76548,16655,00172,549
BohiconCommune50,81981,890113,091171,781
CovèCommune25,61031,43134,44251,247
DjidjaCommune43,87057,36884,590123,542
OuinhiCommune22,28730,03638,31959,381
Za-KpotaCommune49,27770,22687,076132,818
Zangnanado (Zagnanado)Commune26,45534,36336,75655,061
ZogbodomeyCommune46,12658,63972,33892,935
BeninRepublic3,331,2104,915,5556,769,91410,008,749

Source: Institut National de la Statistique Benin (web).

Explanation: The area figures are not reliable.