Population of Burkina Faso

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Burkina Faso is 22,264,420 as of October 06, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Burkina Faso is projected at 21,497,096 or 21.50 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Burkina Faso is projected at 20,903,273 or 20.10 million people for the year 2020. Burkina Faso ranks number 59th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Burkina Faso is ranked 19th among 58 countries in Africa.

Burkina Faso's population will be increased year by year. The Burkina Faso population is projected to reach 27.40 million in 2030 and increase further to 43.43 million in 2050 and 83.19 million by 2100. Burkina Faso accounts for 0.27 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.16% in 1982 and is projected to increase by 0.77% by 2100.

Burkina Faso was at 73rd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 29th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Burkina Faso population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202020,903,273581,8952.860.27
202121,497,096593,8232.840.27
202222,102,838605,7422.820.28
202322,720,835617,9972.800.28
202423,351,514630,6792.780.29
202523,995,149643,6352.760.29
202624,651,765656,6162.740.30
202725,321,195669,4302.720.30
202826,003,233682,0382.690.31
202926,697,622694,3892.670.31
203027,404,039706,4172.650.32
203128,122,267718,2282.620.33
203228,852,045729,7782.600.33
203329,592,937740,8922.570.34
203430,344,461751,5242.540.34
203531,106,139761,6782.510.35
203631,877,597771,4582.480.36
203732,658,440780,8432.450.36
203833,448,064789,6242.420.37
203934,245,783797,7192.380.37
204035,051,012805,2292.350.38
204135,863,235812,2232.320.39
204236,682,082818,8472.280.39
204337,507,258825,1762.250.40
204438,338,533831,2752.220.41
204539,175,624837,0912.180.41
204640,018,243842,6192.150.42
204740,865,923847,6802.120.43
204841,717,969852,0462.080.43
204942,573,601855,6322.050.44
205043,432,184858,5832.020.45
205144,293,242861,0581.980.45
205245,156,630863,3881.950.46
205346,022,448865,8181.920.47
205446,890,972868,5241.890.47
205547,762,349871,3771.860.48
205648,636,304873,9551.830.49
205749,512,431876,1271.800.49
205850,390,523878,0921.770.50
205951,270,331879,8081.750.51
206052,151,573881,2421.720.51
206153,033,986882,4131.690.52
206253,917,101883,1151.670.53
206354,800,125883,0241.640.53
206455,682,089881,9641.610.54
206556,562,186880,0971.580.55
206657,439,783877,5971.550.56
206758,314,585874,8021.520.56
206859,186,441871,8561.500.57
206960,055,345868,9041.470.58
207060,921,158865,8131.440.58
207161,783,564862,4061.420.59
207262,641,958858,3941.390.60
207363,495,475853,5171.360.60
207464,343,111847,6361.330.61
207565,184,036840,9251.310.62
207666,017,685833,6491.280.62
207766,843,808826,1231.250.63
207867,662,228818,4201.220.64
207968,472,883810,6551.200.64
208069,275,667802,7841.170.65
208170,070,285794,6181.150.66
208270,856,322786,0371.120.66
208371,633,358777,0361.100.67
208472,400,930767,5721.070.67
208573,158,657757,7271.050.68
208673,906,207747,5501.020.69
208774,643,342737,1351.000.69
208875,369,943726,6010.970.70
208976,085,916715,9730.950.70
209076,791,120705,2040.930.71
209177,485,367694,2470.900.72
209278,168,367683,0000.880.72
209378,839,808671,4410.860.73
209479,499,380659,5720.840.73
209580,146,805647,4250.810.74
209680,781,804634,9990.790.74
209781,404,185622,3810.770.75
209882,013,798609,6130.750.75
209982,610,503596,7050.730.76
210083,194,226583,7230.710.77

Burkina Faso population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19504,284,461--0.17
19514,324,49440,0330.930.17
19524,367,13442,6400.990.17
19534,413,20246,0681.050.16
19544,463,16849,9661.130.16
19554,517,15553,9871.210.16
19564,574,94257,7871.280.16
19574,635,95561,0131.330.16
19584,699,34063,3851.370.16
19594,764,07764,7371.380.16
19604,829,28865,2111.370.16
19614,894,58065,2921.350.16
19624,960,32665,7461.340.16
19635,027,82167,4951.360.16
19645,098,89071,0691.410.16
19655,174,87075,9801.490.15
19665,256,36381,4931.570.15
19675,343,01986,6561.650.15
19685,434,04191,0221.700.15
19695,528,17494,1331.730.15
19705,624,60096,4261.740.15
19715,723,38198,7811.760.15
19725,825,173101,7921.780.15
19735,930,483105,3101.810.15
19746,040,041109,5581.850.15
19756,154,545114,5041.900.15
19766,274,037119,4921.940.15
19776,398,935124,8981.990.15
19786,530,819131,8842.060.15
19796,671,656140,8372.160.15
19806,822,843151,1872.270.15
19816,985,160162,3172.380.15
19827,158,255173,0952.480.16
19837,340,905182,6502.550.16
19847,531,242190,3372.590.16
19857,727,907196,6652.610.16
19867,930,694202,7872.620.16
19878,140,073209,3792.640.16
19888,356,305216,2322.660.16
19898,579,823223,5182.670.16
19908,811,034231,2112.690.17
19919,050,084239,0502.710.17
19929,297,113247,0292.730.17
19939,552,476255,3632.750.17
19949,816,588264,1122.760.17
199510,089,878273,2902.780.18
199610,372,745282,8672.800.18
199710,665,546292,8012.820.18
199810,968,724303,1782.840.18
199911,282,701313,9772.860.19
200011,607,942325,2412.880.19
200111,944,587336,6452.900.19
200212,293,100348,5132.920.20
200312,654,621361,5212.940.20
200413,030,569375,9482.970.20
200513,421,930391,3613.000.21
200613,829,176407,2463.030.21
200714,252,021422,8453.060.21
200814,689,725437,7043.070.22
200915,141,098451,3733.070.22
201015,605,217464,1193.070.22
201116,081,913476,6963.050.23
201216,571,253489,3403.040.23
201317,072,785501,5323.030.24
201417,586,030513,2453.010.24
201518,110,624524,5942.980.25
201618,646,357535,7332.960.25
201719,193,234546,8772.930.25
201819,751,466558,2322.910.26
201920,321,378569,9122.890.26