Burkina Faso Population

Population now

20,860,876
Male:10,423,504(49.97 %)
Female:10,438,372(50.03 %)
Births in 2020:328,526
Deaths in 2020:68,476

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:61.12 years
Female:62.72 years
Total:61.98 years
Median Age:16.55 years
Birth Rate:36.99
Death Rate:7.71
Growth Rate:3.80 %
Fertility Rate:5.03

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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
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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%41.7210.205.7857.7657.1158.2815.7725.20%58.65
201217M8M8M0.993.20%41.139.795.6958.3757.7158.9115.8125.77%60.43
201317M8M9M0.993.30%40.549.435.6158.9458.2559.4915.8826.35%62.26
201418M9M9M0.993.39%39.989.115.5259.4558.7460.0315.9526.93%64.14
201518M9M9M0.993.47%39.448.825.4459.9259.1860.5316.0427.53%66.05
201619M9M9M0.993.54%38.928.575.3560.3559.5960.9916.1228.13%68.00
201719M10M10M0.993.61%38.428.345.2760.7759.9861.4316.2128.74%70.00
201820M10M10M13.66%37.978.155.1961.1660.3461.8416.3129.36%72.03
201920M10M10M13.73%37.487.935.1161.5760.7362.2816.4229.98%74.11
202021M10M10M13.80%36.997.715.0361.9861.1262.7216.5530.61%76.23

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
202121M11M11M13.86%36.577.534.9562.3761.4963.1416.6731.24%78.40
202222M11M11M13.92%36.157.354.8862.7661.8663.5516.8031.88%80.61
202323M11M11M13.98%35.747.174.8063.1562.2263.9716.9432.52%82.86
202423M12M12M14.05%35.326.994.7363.5462.5964.3817.0933.17%85.16
202524M12M12M14.12%34.906.814.6563.9362.9664.8017.2533.82%87.51
202625M12M12M14.17%34.536.684.5864.2763.2765.1617.3934.47%89.91
202725M13M13M1.014.21%34.156.554.5164.6063.5965.5317.5535.13%92.35
202826M13M13M1.014.26%33.786.424.4464.9463.9065.8917.7135.79%94.83
202927M13M13M1.014.31%33.406.294.3765.2764.2266.2617.8736.45%97.37
203027M14M14M1.014.36%33.036.164.3065.6164.5366.6218.0437.12%99.94
203128M14M14M1.014.38%32.656.074.2465.9064.8066.9318.1937.78%102.56
203229M14M14M1.014.39%32.275.994.1866.1865.0667.2418.3538.45%105.22
203330M15M15M1.014.41%31.905.904.1166.4765.3367.5518.5139.11%107.92
203430M15M15M1.014.42%31.525.824.0566.7565.5967.8618.6839.78%110.66
203531M16M15M1.014.43%31.145.733.9967.0465.8668.1718.8440.44%113.44
203632M16M16M1.014.42%30.765.683.9367.2966.0968.4419.0041.11%116.26
203733M16M16M1.014.40%30.375.623.8767.5366.3168.7119.1841.77%119.10
203833M17M17M1.014.38%29.995.573.8267.7866.5468.9919.3642.42%121.98
203934M17M17M1.014.37%29.605.513.7668.0266.7669.2619.5543.08%124.89
204035M18M17M1.014.35%29.225.463.7068.2766.9969.5319.7443.72%127.83
204136M18M18M1.014.31%28.855.433.6568.4867.1869.7719.9244.36%130.79
204237M18M18M1.014.26%28.485.413.6068.6967.3770.0020.1145.00%133.78
204338M19M19M1.014.23%28.125.383.5668.9067.5670.2420.3045.64%136.79
204438M19M19M1.014.18%27.755.363.5169.1167.7570.4720.4946.29%139.82
204539M20M19M1.014.14%27.385.333.4669.3267.9470.7120.6946.93%142.87
204640M20M20M1.014.07%27.045.333.4269.5068.1070.9220.8847.58%145.94
204741M21M20M1.014.02%26.705.323.3769.6968.2671.1321.0848.23%149.04
204842M21M21M1.013.95%26.355.323.3369.8768.4371.3421.2848.87%152.14
204943M21M21M1.013.90%26.015.313.2870.0668.5971.5521.4849.52%155.27
205043M22M22M1.013.83%25.675.313.2470.2468.7571.7621.6950.17%158.40

Highest City Populations in Burkina Faso

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Ouagadougou2,770,8081,086,505
2Bobo-Dioulasso968,526360,106

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