Population in Burkina Faso

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Population in Burkina Faso


The continent: Africa
  
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Dependency ratios in Burkina Faso


total dependency ratio

92,20 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 183 in the world of 196 (7,14%); 43 in Africa from 55 (23,64%)

youth dependency ratio

87,60 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 184 in the world of 196 (6,63%); 43 in Africa from 55 (23,64%)

elderly dependency ratio

4,60 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 9 in the world of 196 (95,92%); 3 in Africa from 55 (96,36%)

potential support ratio

21,70 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 187 in the world of 196 (5,10%); 53 in Africa from 55 (5,45%)

Urbanization of the population in Burkina Faso


Population

18 105 570 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 233 (74,25%); 19 in Africa from 56 (67,86%)
13,66 % (2,73 % annual) ↘
min: 4 829 291; max: 18 105 570; max-min: 13 276 279 (73,33%); mid: 11 467 431;
6 638 140 (36,66%)
2,89 {annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 216 (90,74%); 15 in Africa from 54 (74,07%)
4,64 % (0,928 % annual) ↗
min: 1,33; max: 3,07; max-min: 1,74 (56,57%); mid: 2,20;
0,690 (23,86%)

Rural population

12 699 428 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 41 in the world of 205 (80,49%); 16 in Africa from 54 (72,22%)
8,50 % (1,70 % annual) ↘
min: 4 602 314; max: 12 699 428; max-min: 8 097 114 (63,76%); mid: 8 650 871;
4 048 557 (31,88%)
70,14 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 205 (85,85%); 14 in Africa from 54 (75,93%)
5,98 % (1,20 % annual) ↗
min: 70,14; max: 95,30; max-min: 25,16 (26,40%); mid: 82,72;
-12,58 (-17,93%)
1,71 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 39 in the world of 205 (81,46%); 25 in Africa from 54 (55,56%)
11,58 % (2,32 % annual) ↗
min: 1,23; max: 2,44; max-min: 1,21 (49,49%); mid: 1,84;
-0,126 (-7,37%)

Urban population

5 406 142 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 84 in the world of 214 (61,21%); 22 in Africa from 54 (61,11%)
25,79 % (5,16 % annual) ↘
min: 226 977; max: 5 406 142; max-min: 5 179 165 (95,80%); mid: 2 816 560;
2 589 583 (47,90%)
29,86 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 185 in the world of 214 (14,02%); 41 in Africa from 54 (25,93%)
14,05 % (2,81 % annual) ↘
min: 4,70; max: 29,86; max-min: 25,16 (84,26%); mid: 17,28;
12,58 (42,13%)
5,73 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 4 in the world of 214 (98,60%); 3 in Africa from 54 (96,30%)
10,71 % (2,14 % annual) ↗
min: 3,34; max: 9,27; max-min: 5,94 (64,02%); mid: 6,30;
-0,575 (-10,03%)

Population in largest city

2 741 128 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 59 in the world of 151 (61,59%); 14 in Africa from 45 (71,11%)
30,17 % (6,03 % annual) ↘
min: 59 126; max: 2 741 128; max-min: 2 682 002 (97,84%); mid: 1 400 127;
1 341 001 (48,92%)
15,14 {[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 151 (43,71%); 20 in Africa from 45 (57,78%)
19,12 % (3,82 % annual) ↘
min: 1,22; max: 15,14; max-min: 13,92 (91,93%); mid: 8,18;
6,96 (45,96%)

Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million

2 741 128 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 63 in the world of 115 (46,09%); 15 in Africa from 32 (56,25%)
30,17 % (6,03 % annual) ↘
min: 59 126; max: 2 741 128; max-min: 2 682 002 (97,84%); mid: 1 400 127;
1 341 001 (48,92%)
15,14 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 80 in the world of 115 (31,30%); 18 in Africa from 32 (46,88%)
19,12 % (3,82 % annual) ↘
min: 1,22; max: 15,14; max-min: 13,92 (91,91%); mid: 8,18;
6,96 (45,96%)

Migration in Burkina Faso


Population

18 105 570 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 61 in the world of 233 (74,25%); 19 in Africa from 56 (67,86%)
13,66 % (2,73 % annual) ↘
min: 4 829 291; max: 18 105 570; max-min: 13 276 279 (73,33%); mid: 11 467 431;
6 638 140 (36,66%)

International migrant stock, total

704 676 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 57 in the world of 214 (73,83%); 9 in Africa from 54 (85,19%)
4,37 % (0,873 % annual) ↘
min: 349 657; max: 704 676; max-min: 355 019 (50,38%); mid: 527 167;
177 510 (25,19%)
3,89 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 111 in the world of 214 (48,60%); 11 in Africa from 54 (81,48%)
10,77 % (2,15 % annual) ↗
min: 3,89; max: 4,48; max-min: 0,588 (13,12%); mid: 4,19;
-0,294 (-7,55%)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

0,188 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 62 in the world of 180 (66,11%); 23 in Africa from 48 (54,17%)
98,19 % (19,64 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0033969; max: 0,295; max-min: 0,292 (98,85%); mid: 0,149;
0,039 (20,56%)
34 017 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 52 in the world of 180 (71,67%); 19 in Africa from 48 (62,50%)
98,44 % (19,69 % annual) ↘
min: 320; max: 49 990; max-min: 49 670 (99,36%); mid: 25 155;
8 862 (26,05%)

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

0,012 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 106 in the world of 196 (46,43%); 39 in Africa from 54 (29,63%)
38,26 % (7,65 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0000227; max: 0,012; max-min: 0,012 (99,81%); mid: 0,0059432;
0,0059205 (49,90%)
2 148 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 77 in the world of 196 (61,22%); 32 in Africa from 54 (42,59%)
46,69 % (9,34 % annual) ↘
min: 2; max: 2 148; max-min: 2 146 (99,91%); mid: 1 075;
1 073 (49,95%)

Fertility in Burkina Faso


Birth rate, crude

40,03 per 1,000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 11 in the world of 207 (95,17%); 11 in Africa from 54 (81,48%)
5,59 % (1,12 % annual) ↗
min: 40,03; max: 49,10; max-min: 9,07 (18,48%); mid: 44,56;
-4,54 (-11,34%)

Birth rate, crude

715 152 per year[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 207 (79,23%); 19 in Africa from 54 (66,67%)
7,62 % (1,52 % annual) ↘
min: 228 017; max: 715 152; max-min: 487 135 (68,12%); mid: 471 585;
243 567 (34,06%)

Fertility rate

5,52 births per woman[?] (2014)
(descending): 11 in the world of 203 (95,07%); 11 in Africa from 54 (81,48%)
6,27 % (1,25 % annual) ↗
min: 5,52; max: 7,17; max-min: 1,65 (22,97%); mid: 6,34;
-0,823 (-14,91%)

Wanted fertility rate

5,40 births per woman[?] (2010)
(descending): 3 in the world of 47 (95,74%); 3 in Africa from 30 (93,33%)

Adolescent fertility rate

107,15 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19[?] (2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 193 (90,67%); 19 in Africa from 54 (66,67%)
13,02 % (2,60 % annual) ↗
min: 107,15; max: 184,65; max-min: 77,50 (41,97%); mid: 145,90;
-38,75 (-36,16%)

Child and maternal mortality in Burkina Faso


Birth rate, crude

715 152 {per year[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 164 in the world of 207 (21,26%); 36 in Africa from 54 (35,19%)
7,62 % (1,52 % annual) ↘
min: 228 017; max: 715 152; max-min: 487 135 (68,12%); mid: 471 585;
243 567 (34,06%)
9,56 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 157 in the world of 206 (24,27%); 35 in Africa from 54 (37,04%)
10,88 % (2,18 % annual) ↗
min: 9,56; max: 28,56; max-min: 19,00 (66,53%); mid: 19,06;
-9,50 (-99,38%)

Maternal mortality

2 700 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 151 in the world of 181 (17,13%); 31 in Africa from 53 (43,40%)
3,70 % (0,741 % annual) ↗
min: 2 700; max: 3 000; max-min: 300 (10%); mid: 2 850;
-150 (-5,56%)
0,149 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 156 in the world of 181 (14,36%); 28 in Africa from 53 (49,06%)
20,11 % (4,02 % annual) ↗
min: 0,149; max: 0,340; max-min: 0,191 (56,20%); mid: 0,245;
-0,096 (-64,16%)

Number of neonatal deaths

18 346 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 166 in the world of 192 (14,06%); 38 in Africa from 54 (31,48%)
7,08 % (1,42 % annual) ↗
min: 18 201; max: 21 971; max-min: 3 770 (17,16%); mid: 20 086;
-1 740 (-9,48%)
1,01 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 170 in the world of 192 (11,98%); 34 in Africa from 54 (38,89%)
24,02 % (4,80 % annual) ↗
min: 1,01; max: 2,07; max-min: 1,05 (50,95%); mid: 1,54;
-0,526 (-51,93%)

Mortality rate, under 5

60 477 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 170 in the world of 193 (12,44%); 38 in Africa from 54 (31,48%)
19,33 % (3,87 % annual) ↗
min: 60 477; max: 94 869; max-min: 34 392 (36,25%); mid: 77 673;
-17 196 (-28,43%)
3,34 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 183 in the world of 193 (5,70%); 44 in Africa from 54 (20,37%)
38,21 % (7,64 % annual) ↗
min: 3,34; max: 15,26; max-min: 11,92 (78,11%); mid: 9,30;
-5,96 (-178,38%)

Causes of death in Burkina Faso


Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions

58,40 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 139 in the world of 172 (19,77%); 19 in Africa from 52 (65,38%)
4,68 % (0,936 % annual) ↗
min: 58,40; max: 74,80; max-min: 16,40 (21,93%); mid: 66,60;
-8,20 (-14,04%)

Cause of death, by injury

9,60 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 119 in the world of 172 (31,40%); 37 in Africa from 52 (30,77%)
6,08 % (1,22 % annual) ↘
min: 6,10; max: 9,60; max-min: 3,50 (36,46%); mid: 7,85;
1,75 (18,23%)

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases

32 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 31 in the world of 172 (82,56%); 31 in Africa from 52 (42,31%)
6,72 % (1,34 % annual) ↘
min: 19,10; max: 32; max-min: 12,90 (40,31%); mid: 25,55;
6,45 (20,16%)

Mortality caused by road traffic injury

30 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 166 in the world of 178 (7,30%); 40 in Africa from 50 (22%)

Life Expectancy in Burkina Faso


Life expectancy

58,59 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 184 in the world of 201 (8,96%); 37 in Africa from 54 (33,33%)
2,62 % (0,525 % annual) ↘
min: 34,48; max: 58,59; max-min: 24,11 (41,15%); mid: 46,53;
12,06 (20,58%)

Life expectancy, male

57,31 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 183 in the world of 201 (9,45%); 36 in Africa from 54 (35,19%)
2,62 % (0,523 % annual) ↘
min: 33,45; max: 57,31; max-min: 23,85 (41,62%); mid: 45,38;
11,93 (20,81%)

Life expectancy, female

59,93 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 183 in the world of 201 (9,45%); 36 in Africa from 54 (35,19%)
2,63 % (0,526 % annual) ↘
min: 35,55; max: 59,93; max-min: 24,38 (40,68%); mid: 47,74;
12,19 (20,34%)

The difference in life expectancy between women and men

2,64 [?] (2015)
(descending): 173 in the world of 201 (14,43%); 37 in Africa from 54 (33,33%)
3,41 % (0,682 % annual) ↘
min: 2,10; max: 2,72; max-min: 0,617 (22,71%); mid: 2,41;
0,233 (8,80%)

Survival to age 65 in Burkina Faso


Survival to age 65

2,39 [?] (2015)
(descending): 189 in the world of 194 (3,09%); 52 in Africa from 54 (5,56%)
2,94 % (0,589 % annual) ↗
min: 2,33; max: 3,34; max-min: 1,01 (30,23%); mid: 2,84;
-0,442 (-18,47%)

Survival to age 65, male

54,18 [?] (2014)
(descending): 171 in the world of 193 (11,92%); 33 in Africa from 54 (40,74%)
4,50 % (0,899 % annual) ↘
min: 21,45; max: 54,18; max-min: 32,73 (60,41%); mid: 37,81;
16,36 (30,21%)

Survival to age 65, female

59,43 [?] (2014)
(descending): 174 in the world of 193 (10,36%); 35 in Africa from 54 (37,04%)
4,27 % (0,854 % annual) ↘
min: 26,68; max: 59,43; max-min: 32,75 (55,10%); mid: 43,06;
16,37 (27,55%)

Probability ratio to live to 65 years of women and men

0,912 [?] (2015)
(descending): 78 in the world of 193 (60,10%); 20 in Africa from 54 (64,81%)
0,280 % (0,056 % annual) ↘
min: 0,804; max: 0,912; max-min: 0,108 (11,87%); mid: 0,858;
0,054 (5,94%)

Age structure in Burkina Faso


0-14 years

45,04 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 8 in the world of 227 (96,92%); 7 in Africa from 56 (89,29%)

15-24 years

20,08 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 227 (81,94%); 23 in Africa from 56 (60,71%)

25-54 years

29,28 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 217 in the world of 227 (4,85%); 48 in Africa from 56 (16,07%)

55-64 years

3,16 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 223 in the world of 227 (2,20%); 53 in Africa from 56 (7,14%)

65 years and over

2,44 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 218 in the world of 227 (4,41%); 52 in Africa from 56 (8,93%)

The ratio of women/men in Burkina Faso


0-14 years

1,00 [?] (2015)
(descending): 213 in the world of 227 (6,61%); 50 in Africa from 56 (12,50%)

15-24 years

1,01 [?] (2015)
(descending): 168 in the world of 227 (26,43%); 23 in Africa from 56 (60,71%)

25-54 years

1,03 [?] (2015)
(descending): 63 in the world of 227 (72,69%); 10 in Africa from 56 (83,93%)

55-64 years

0,766 [?] (2015)
(descending): 211 in the world of 227 (7,49%); 48 in Africa from 56 (16,07%)

65 years and over

0,598 [?] (2015)
(descending): 216 in the world of 227 (5,29%); 55 in Africa from 56 (3,57%)

Average age in Burkina Faso


total

17,20 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 217 in the world of 227 (4,85%); 48 in Africa from 56 (16,07%)

male

17 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 216 in the world of 227 (5,29%); 47 in Africa from 56 (17,86%)

female

17,30 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 218 in the world of 227 (4,41%); 49 in Africa from 56 (14,29%)

Tourism in Burkina Faso


International tourism, number of arrivals

191 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 165 in the world of 195 (15,90%); 36 in Africa from 45 (22,22%)
43,46 % (8,69 % annual) ↗
min: 117 000; max: 289 000; max-min: 172 000 (59,52%); mid: 203 000;
-12 000 (-6,28%)