Burkina Faso Population

Population now

20,498,779
Male:10,238,250(49.94 %)
Female:10,260,529(50.06 %)
Births in 2019:614,091
Deaths in 2019:130,222

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:60.69 years
Female:62.27 years
Total:61.55 years
Median Age:16.42 years
Birth Rate:37.49
Death Rate:7.95
Growth Rate:3.72 %
Fertility Rate:5.11

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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • Urbanization

Burkina Faso Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19605M2M2M1.040.65%47.2428.566.2934.4333.4535.5518.144.70%17.61
19615M2M2M1.030.68%47.2228.156.3234.9033.9036.0318.034.80%17.85
19625M3M2M1.030.70%47.2127.746.3435.3734.3636.5017.964.89%18.09
19635M3M2M1.020.73%47.2327.336.3835.8534.8336.9917.904.99%18.34
19645M3M3M1.010.76%47.2726.926.4136.3335.3037.4717.845.10%18.60
19655M3M3M1.010.78%47.3326.526.4536.8235.7737.9617.795.20%18.87
19665M3M3M1.010.81%47.3926.126.4937.2936.2338.4417.665.30%19.17
19675M3M3M10.84%47.4325.746.5337.7536.6838.9117.555.41%19.49
19685M3M3M10.87%47.4525.376.5638.2137.1239.3717.445.52%19.82
19696M3M3M0.990.90%47.4625.016.5938.6537.5539.8217.345.63%20.16
19706M3M3M0.990.93%47.4624.656.6239.1037.9740.2817.275.75%20.51
19716M3M3M0.990.95%47.5024.306.6639.5438.4040.7417.115.86%20.87
19726M3M3M0.980.99%47.5923.946.7040.0038.8441.2117.005.98%21.24
19736M3M3M0.981.02%47.7323.586.7440.4939.3141.7116.916.10%21.63
19746M3M3M0.981.07%47.9323.196.8041.0339.8342.2416.836.22%22.03
19756M3M3M0.981.12%48.1722.756.8641.6340.4242.8516.756.35%22.45
19766M3M3M0.971.18%48.4222.266.9242.3441.1343.5616.606.67%22.88
19776M3M3M0.971.24%48.6721.696.9843.1741.9444.3816.467.15%23.34
19787M3M3M0.971.32%48.8721.077.0444.0842.8545.2916.327.67%23.82
19797M3M3M0.961.40%49.0220.417.0945.0643.8346.2616.208.22%24.33
19807M3M3M0.961.49%49.1019.747.1346.0544.8247.2316.108.81%24.88
19817M3M4M0.961.57%49.0919.107.1546.9845.7648.1515.949.43%25.47
19827M4M4M0.961.64%49.0118.537.1747.8146.6048.9615.8110.09%26.11
19837M4M4M0.961.71%48.8718.057.1748.4947.2849.6215.7210.80%26.77
19848M4M4M0.961.75%48.6817.677.1648.9947.8050.1115.6411.54%27.47
19858M4M4M0.961.78%48.4617.417.1449.3248.1450.4215.5712.33%28.18
19868M4M4M0.951.80%48.2217.247.1249.4948.3250.5715.4712.83%28.92
19878M4M4M0.951.80%47.9817.147.0949.5548.3850.6215.3913.07%29.69
19888M4M4M0.951.80%47.7617.087.0649.5548.3850.6015.3313.32%30.48
19899M4M4M0.961.79%47.5717.047.0449.5148.3450.5615.3013.56%31.29
19909M4M5M0.961.79%47.4217.017.0149.4548.2750.5215.2913.82%32.13
19919M4M5M0.961.79%47.3016.966.9849.4148.2050.4915.2514.07%33.01
19929M5M5M0.961.79%47.2016.916.9549.3748.1250.5015.2314.33%33.91
199310M5M5M0.961.80%47.1116.846.9249.3648.0550.5315.2314.59%34.84
199410M5M5M0.961.81%47.0316.756.8849.3848.0150.6115.2614.86%35.80
199510M5M5M0.961.82%46.9416.636.8449.4548.0150.7315.3115.13%36.80
199610M5M5M0.961.84%46.8416.476.8049.5648.0850.8915.2915.41%37.83
199711M5M5M0.961.87%46.7316.296.7549.7148.2251.0615.3115.88%38.90
199811M5M6M0.961.90%46.6016.076.7049.9148.4351.2515.3516.51%40.00
199911M6M6M0.961.93%46.4415.836.6550.1748.7351.4615.3917.17%41.15
200012M6M6M0.971.98%46.2515.546.5950.4949.1251.7115.4417.84%42.33
200112M6M6M0.972.03%46.0315.206.5350.8949.6152.0215.4518.54%43.56
200212M6M6M0.972.09%45.7814.806.4751.3850.2152.4115.4719.26%44.83
200313M6M6M0.972.17%45.5014.356.4051.9650.8952.8815.5020.00%46.15
200413M6M7M0.972.26%45.1813.866.3452.6051.6453.4215.5520.76%47.52
200513M7M7M0.972.36%44.8213.346.2753.3152.4454.0415.6021.54%48.95
200614M7M7M0.982.47%44.4112.796.1954.0653.2754.7215.6022.34%50.43
200714M7M7M0.982.59%43.9512.236.1254.8454.1055.4415.6223.00%51.98
200815M7M7M0.982.72%43.4411.676.0455.6254.9256.1815.6523.53%53.57
200915M8M8M0.982.85%42.8911.145.9556.3855.7156.9115.6924.08%55.22
201016M8M8M0.982.97%42.3110.655.8757.1056.4457.6215.7424.63%56.91
201116M8M8M0.993.09%41.7210.195.7857.7657.1158.2915.7725.20%58.65
201217M8M8M0.993.20%41.139.795.6958.3857.7158.9115.8125.77%60.43
201317M8M9M0.993.30%40.549.425.6158.9458.2659.5015.8826.35%62.26
201418M9M9M0.993.39%39.989.105.5259.4658.7560.0415.9526.93%64.14
201518M9M9M0.993.47%39.448.825.4459.9359.1960.5316.0427.53%66.05
201619M9M9M0.993.54%38.928.575.3560.3659.6060.9916.1228.13%68.00
201719M10M10M0.993.59%38.468.385.2860.7459.9461.4016.2128.74%70.00
201820M10M10M13.65%37.988.175.1961.1460.3261.8316.3129.36%72.04
201920M10M10M13.72%37.497.955.1161.5560.6962.2716.4229.98%74.11

Burkina Faso Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202021M10M10M13.79%37.007.735.0361.9561.0762.7016.5530.61%76.23
202121M11M11M13.84%36.587.564.9562.3261.4163.1016.6731.24%78.40
202222M11M11M13.89%36.167.394.8862.6861.7563.4916.8031.88%80.61
202323M11M11M13.94%35.747.234.8063.0562.1063.8916.9432.52%82.86
202423M12M12M14.00%35.327.064.7363.4162.4464.2817.1033.17%85.15
202524M12M12M14.07%34.906.894.6563.7862.7864.6817.2533.82%87.49
202625M12M12M14.10%34.526.774.5864.1063.0765.0217.3934.47%89.88
202725M13M13M1.014.13%34.146.654.5164.4163.3765.3717.5535.13%92.31
202826M13M13M1.014.17%33.756.534.4364.7363.6665.7117.7135.79%94.79
202927M13M13M1.014.21%33.376.414.3665.0463.9666.0617.8836.45%97.30
203027M14M14M1.014.24%32.996.294.2965.3664.2566.4018.0437.12%99.86
203128M14M14M1.014.25%32.616.214.2365.6364.5066.7018.2037.78%102.46
203229M14M14M1.014.26%32.236.134.1665.9064.7467.0018.3638.45%105.10
203330M15M15M1.014.27%31.856.044.1066.1764.9967.3018.5339.11%107.78
203430M15M15M1.014.28%31.475.964.0366.4465.2367.6018.7039.78%110.50
203531M16M15M1.014.29%31.095.883.9766.7165.4867.9018.8740.44%113.25
203632M16M16M1.014.27%30.715.833.9166.9465.6968.1619.0441.11%116.03
203733M16M16M1.014.25%30.325.783.8567.1865.9068.4219.2241.77%118.85
203833M17M17M1.014.23%29.945.723.8067.4166.1168.6919.4042.42%121.70
203934M17M17M1.014.21%29.555.673.7467.6566.3268.9519.5943.08%124.57
204035M18M17M1.014.19%29.175.623.6867.8866.5369.2119.7943.72%127.48
204136M18M18M1.014.15%28.805.593.6368.0866.7169.4419.9744.36%130.40
204237M18M18M1.014.10%28.425.573.5868.2966.8969.6820.1645.00%133.35
204337M19M19M1.014.06%28.055.543.5368.4967.0669.9120.3545.64%136.32
204438M19M19M1.014.01%27.675.523.4868.7067.2470.1520.5546.29%139.31
204539M20M19M1.013.97%27.305.493.4368.9067.4270.3820.7546.93%142.32
204640M20M20M1.013.91%26.965.493.3969.0867.5770.5920.9547.58%145.34
204741M20M20M1.013.85%26.635.493.3569.2667.7270.8021.1448.23%148.38
204842M21M21M1.013.80%26.295.483.3069.4367.8871.0021.3548.87%151.43
204942M21M21M1.013.74%25.965.483.2669.6168.0371.2121.5549.52%154.50
205043M22M21M1.013.68%25.625.483.2269.7968.1871.4221.7650.17%157.57

Highest City Populations in Burkina Faso

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Ouagadougou2,690,8371,086,505
2Bobo-Dioulasso937,956360,106

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