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Burkina Faso Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Burkina Faso Population is increasing
  • Burkina Faso Population Density is increasing
  • Burkina Faso Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Burkina Faso Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Burkina Faso population is expected to increase by 734640 people. Burkina Faso contributes 0.38% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Burkina Faso is 61.947 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Burkina Faso owns 0.00184% of land i.e. 273600 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 74 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Burkina Faso Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Burkina Faso Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Burkina Faso Population (in million) 15.6 20.9 27.38
Burkina Faso Global Rank 64th 59th 56th
Burkina Faso Global Population Share 0.22% 0.26% 0.32%
Burkina Faso Global Population Density 59.07 79.33 101.34
Burkina Faso Global Population Density Rank 176th 178th 180th
Burkina Faso Average Life Expectancy 57.09 61.94 65.36
Burkina Faso Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 180th 181st 177th
Burkina Faso Fertility Rate 5.86 5.02 4.29
Burkina Faso Fertility Rate Global Rank 10th 12th 12th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Burkina Faso population is expected to increase by 734640 people. 
  • Burkina Faso population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Burkina Faso will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Burkina Faso Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 59th-49th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Burkina Faso population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 2.27%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Burkina Faso is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Burkina Faso contributes 0.38% of world's total population. 

Burkina Faso
 Population Fact

Burkina Faso
 Total Population Trend

Burkina Faso
 Population Growth Rate

Burkina Faso
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 15.6 Million 64th
2020 20.9 Million 59th
2030 27.38 Million 56th
2040 34.95 Million 55th
2050 43.2 Million 49th
2060 51.77 Million 44th
2070 60.32 Million 40th
2080 68.43 Million 38th
2090 75.65 Million 34th
2100 81.72 Million 31st

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 15.6 Million 3.06%
2020 20.9 Million 2.82%
2030 27.38 Million 2.6%
2040 34.95 Million 2.3%
2050 43.2 Million 1.97%
2060 51.77 Million 1.68%
2070 60.32 Million 1.41%
2080 68.43 Million 1.14%
2090 75.65 Million 0.9%
2100 81.72 Million 0.7%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 15.6 Million 0.22%
2020 20.9 Million 0.26%
2030 27.38 Million 0.32%
2040 34.95 Million 0.37%
2050 43.2 Million 0.44%
2060 51.77 Million 0.5%
2070 60.32 Million 0.57%
2080 68.43 Million 0.63%
2090 75.65 Million 0.68%
2100 81.72 Million 0.73%

Burkina-Faso Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Burkina Faso population density is 121.41 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Burkina Faso Ranks in range of 178th-186th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Burkina Faso. 

Burkina Faso
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 59.07 176th
2020 79.33 178th
2030 101.34 180th
2040 124.99 182nd
2050 148.1 184th
2060 153.28 186th
2070 157.46 188th
2080 160.54 190th
2090 162.45 192nd
2100 163.16 194th

Burkina-Faso Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Burkina Faso is 61.947 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Burkina Faso ranks 181st in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Burkina Faso
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 57.09 180th
2020 61.94 181st
2030 65.36 177th
2040 67.88 178th
2050 69.78 181st
2060 71.35 179th
2070 72.74 179th
2080 74.03 179th
2090 75.33 179th
2100 0

Burkina-Faso Average Fertility Rate

  • In Burkina Faso, Women gives birth to 5.029 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Burkina Faso rank is in range of 12th-17th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Burkina Faso
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 5.86 10th
2020 5.02 12th
2030 4.29 12th
2040 3.68 14th
2050 3.21 15th
2060 2.86 17th
2070 2.61 16th
2080 2.41 18th
2090 2.23 19th
2100 2.11 18th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Burkina Faso population was 4284461 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Burkina Faso population is around 15605217 and by year 2030 its expected to be 27382488 .Burkina Faso ranks 64th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Burkina Faso in 2010 was 57.096, in 2020 its 61.947 and by 2050 it will be 69.789.As mentioned in Highlight's Burkina Faso population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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