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First surveyed in
12.12 million

Benin has completed two surveys with Afrobarometer in 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2017, 2021 and 2022. Surveys are conducted in French, Fongbé, Adjagbé, Baatonu, Dendi, Yoruba, Otamari and Fufuldé. The national partner is IREG – Innovante Recherche en Economie et Gouvernance.

Key stats

Data from the Round 9 survey in Benin.
79 %
of Beninese prefer democracy to any other form of government, but only 44% are satisfied with the way their democracy is working.
78 %
of citizens say that gender-based violence is not common in their communities.
83 %
of Beninese say women should have the same chance as men to be elected to political office.