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National Data
Benin
2021
Number of Internet users
3,801,758.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
30.00%
2020
Number of Internet users
3,801,758.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
30.50%
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
11,140,891.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
91.90%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
32,386.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.27
2019
Number of Internet users
3,801,758.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
31.40%
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
10,349,847.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
87.70%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
35,917.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.30
2018
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
32.20%
Number of Internet users
3,698,181.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
9,461,872.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions
48,508.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
82.38%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.42
2017
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.00%
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
20.00%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
56,787.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.51
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
8,773,044.00
2016
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
8,892,490.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
79.63%
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
12.00%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
124,883.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.15
2015
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
9,317,955.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
11.30%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
194,666.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.84
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
85.64%
2014
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
8,660,432.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
42,469.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.40
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
195,662.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
5.30%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.85
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
99.65%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
195,662.00
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
319,000,000.00mins
International outgoing fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
13,000,000.00mins
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
306,000,000.00mins
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
442,000,000.00mins
International incoming fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
79,000,000.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
362,000,000.00mins
SMS sent
4,327,000,000.00
Revenue from all telecommunication services
251,595,000.00
2013
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
9,627,000.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
42,477.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.41
Fixed telephone subscriptions
159,443.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
4.90%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.54
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
93.26%
Wireless-broadband subscriptions
191,000.00
Terrestrial fixed wireless broadband subscriptions
37,752.00
Total Wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.85
Fixed (wired) Internet subscriptions
42,834.00
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
1,595.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
3,153.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
120.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
120.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
500.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, off-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
60.00
International outgoing fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
12,000,000.00mins
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
289,000,000.00mins
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
426,000,000.00mins
International incoming fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
57,000,000.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
369,000,000.00mins
2012
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
8,408,000.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
41,761.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.42
Fixed telephone subscriptions
156,715.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
4.50%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.56
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
83.65%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
99.00%
Wireless-broadband subscriptions
69,000.00
Terrestrial fixed wireless broadband subscriptions
36,764.00
Total Wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.69
Fixed (wired) Internet subscriptions
42,159.00
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
1,085.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
2,399.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
120.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
120.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
500.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, off-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
60.00
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
277,000,000.00mins
International outgoing fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
39,000,000.00mins
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
238,000,000.00mins
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
377,000,000.00mins
International incoming fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
51,000,000.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
327,000,000.00mins
SMS sent
998,000,000.00
2011
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
7,765,000.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
37,535.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.38
Fixed telephone subscriptions
152,715.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
4.15%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.56
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
79.40%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
99.00%
Wireless-broadband subscriptions
34,000.00
Terrestrial fixed wireless broadband subscriptions
33,660.00
Total Wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.34
Fixed (wired) Internet subscriptions
37,949.00
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
1,085.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
2,674.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
60.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
1,000.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, off-net)
100.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
100.00
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
272,000,000.00mins
International outgoing fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
67,000,000.00mins
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
205,000,000.00mins
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
364,000,000.00mins
International incoming fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
79,000,000.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
285,000,000.00mins
SMS sent
361,000,000.00
2010
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
7,074,914.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
27,034.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.28
Fixed telephone subscriptions
133,427.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
3.13%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.40
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
74.40%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
90.00%
Wireless-broadband subscriptions
23,000.00
Terrestrial fixed wireless broadband subscriptions
23,465.00
Total Wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.25
Fixed (wired) Internet subscriptions
27,036.00
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
622.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
2,090.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
60.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
2,000.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, off-net)
100.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
100.00
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
205,000,000.00mins
International outgoing fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
21,000,000.00mins
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
185,000,000.00mins
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
361,000,000.00mins
International incoming fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
89,000,000.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
271,000,000.00mins
SMS sent
323,000,000.00
2009
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
5,033,000.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
19,061.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.21
Fixed telephone subscriptions
127,149.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
2.24%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.38
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
54.47%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
82.00%
Wireless-broadband subscriptions
17,000.00
Terrestrial fixed wireless broadband subscriptions
16,638.00
Total Wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.18
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
205.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
990.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
60.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
2,500.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
86.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
86.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, off-net)
160.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
160.00
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
166,000,000.00mins
International outgoing fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
23,000,000.00mins
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
143,000,000.00mins
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
316,000,000.00mins
International incoming fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
95,000,000.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
221,000,000.00mins
SMS sent
173,000,000.00
2008
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
3,625,000.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
8,424.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions
115,289.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
1.85%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.28
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
40.40%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
79.00%
Wireless-broadband subscriptions
7,000.00
Terrestrial fixed wireless broadband subscriptions
7,449.00
Total Wireless broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.08
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
155.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
934.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
60.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
2,500.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
86.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
86.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, off-net)
160.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
160.00
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
113,000,000.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
133,000,000.00mins
2007
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
2,052,000.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
710.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.01
Fixed telephone subscriptions
110,765.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
1.79%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.27
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
23.56%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
75.00%
Percentage of fixed-telephone subscriptions that are residential
51.00%
Fixed (wired) Internet subscriptions
9,207.00
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
155.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
994.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
60.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
60.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees
1,309.00
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
130,000,000.00mins
2006
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
1,056,000.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
1,498.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.02
Fixed telephone subscriptions
77,342.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
1.54%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.92
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
12.50%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
70.00%
Percentage of fixed-telephone subscriptions that are residential
50.53%
Fixed (wired) Internet subscriptions
7,505.00
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
47.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
362.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
60.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
60.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
5,000.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
166.67
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
166.67
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees
1,388.00
International outgoing fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
32,000,000.00mins
International incoming fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
65,000,000.00mins
2005
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
596,000.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
196.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions
76,267.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
1.27%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.93
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
7.29%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
43.00%
Percentage of fixed-telephone subscriptions that are residential
63.32%
Fixed (wired) Internet subscriptions
6,657.00
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
47.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
452.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
82.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
82.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
19,000.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
150.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
100.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees
1,331.00
International outgoing fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
27,000,000.00mins
International incoming fixed-telephone traffic, in minutes
27,000,000.00mins
2004
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
459,322.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
81.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions
72,789.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
1.18%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.92
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
5.80%
Percentage of the population covered by a mobile cellular telephone network
40.00%
Percentage of fixed-telephone subscriptions that are residential
64.01%
Fixed (wired) Internet subscriptions
6,670.00
International Internet bandwidth, in Mbit/s
47.00Mb/s
International Internet bandwidth (bps) per Internet user
502.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, off-peak rate
66.00
Price of a three-minute local call to a fixed-telephone line, peak rate
66.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid connection charge
20,000.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
170.00
Mobile-cellular prepaid – price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, on-net)
162.00
2003
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
236,175.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
21.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions
66,511.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
0.95%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.87
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
3.08%
2002
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
218,770.00
Fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions
21.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions
62,669.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
0.70%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.85
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
2.95%
2001
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
125,000.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions
59,298.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
0.36%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.83
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.74%
2000
Fixed telephone subscriptions
51,644.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
55,476.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
0.23%
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.74
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.80%