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National Data
Benin
2022
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
75.48%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
1,526.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.01%
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
14,549,987.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
112.66%
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
7,267,898.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
43.59%
Number of Internet Users
9,748,242.00
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
171,293,710.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
77,760,392.00mins
SMS international
24,245,019.00
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
171,293,710.00mins
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
77,760,392.00mins
Revenue from all telecommunication services
343,489,299,392.00
Number of submarine cable landing points
3.00
Total number of mobile operators
3.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees
786.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication, employees, by male
544.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees, by female
242.00
2021
Number of Internet Users
8,444,975.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
67.53%
Revenue from all telecommunication services
290,512,760,380.00
Number of submarine cable landing points
3.00
Number of Data Centre
2.00
Number of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs)
1.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees
717.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees, by female
238.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication, employees, by male
479.00
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
88,891,417.00mins
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
162,951,233.00mins
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
12,731,782.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
101.80%
SMS sent
20,015,248.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
4,336,339.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
34.67%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
11,493.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.09%
Total number of mobile operators
2.00
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
162,951,233.00mins
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
88,891,417.00mins
2020
Number of Internet Users
8,506,794.00
Percentage of individuals using the Internet
69.61%
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions
11,140,891.00
Mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
91.17%
Fixed telephone subscriptions
32,386.00
Fixed telephone subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
0.27%
Revenue from mobile networks
254,567,000,000.00
Revenue from all telecommunication services
271,169,328,675.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees
745.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees, by female
263.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication, employees, by male
482.00
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
133,387,615.00mins
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
143,927,889.00mins
SMS sent
20,296,422.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
3,299,908.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
27.00%
International incoming mobile traffic, in minutes
133,387,615.00mins
International outgoing mobile traffic, in minutes
143,927,889.00mins
Number of submarine cable landing points
2.00
Total number of mobile operators
2.00
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%
Revenue from all telecommunication services
242,412,000,000.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees
732.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication employees, by female
249.00
Full-time equivalent telecommunication, employees, by male
482.00
Total international incoming telephone traffic, in minutes
174,425,611.00mins
Total international outgoing telephone traffic, in minutes.
153,799,306.00mins
SMS sent
3,825,127.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
2,532,296.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
20.60%
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%
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
2,273,553.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
19.04%
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
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
1,346,120.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
11.61%
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%
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
881,479.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
7.83%
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%
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
461,027.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
4.22%
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
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
2.84%
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
500.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
60.00mins
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)
60.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
60.00mins
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
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions
152,999.00
Active mobile-broadband subscriptions per 100 inhabitants
1.48%
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
500.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
60.00mins
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)
60.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
60.00mins
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
1,000.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
60.00mins
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)
100.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
100.00mins
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
2,000.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
60.00mins
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)
100.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
100.00mins
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
2,500.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
86.00mins
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)
160.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
160.00mins
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
2,500.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
86.00mins
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)
160.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (off-peak, off-net)
160.00mins
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
5,000.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
166.67mins
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
19,000.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
150.00mins
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
20,000.00mins
Mobile-cellular prepaid - price of a one-minute local call (peak, on-net)
170.00mins
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%