Burkina Faso Burkina Faso: 17,882 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Burkina Faso is a land locked country in West Africa.
Burkina Faso has 17,91 million people. With 5,65 births per women Burkina Faso has a high fertility rate in the international comparison. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Burkina Faso in the year 2050 will rise to 40,93 million and in the year 2100 to 75,27 million. The life expectency in Burkina Faso is 56,1 years.

Burkina Faso has an area of 274.220 sq. km and ranks 74th among all countries in the world. With a population density of 65,3 people per sq. km Burkina Faso ranks number 137 among all countries in the world. By 2050 the population density will rise to 149,3 people per sq. km und and by 2100 will rise to 274,5 people per sq. km. The borderline with its neighboring countries totals 3.193 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2014 was 12,54 billion US $ and ranks 133th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita totals 720 US $ and is therefore in the lower ranks in the international comparison. Die unemployment rate in the year 2013 amounts to 3,1 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1960
ISO country code BF
Internet Domain .bf
License plate BF
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Burkina Faso

All datasets for Burkina Faso by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (171)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (98)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
CO2 emissions (kt)
Economy (16,084)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,067)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (434)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (28)
Internet users
Internet users, per 100 people
Mobile phones