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Burkina Faso - Total population

19,193,382 (persons) in 2017

In 2017, population for Burkina Faso was 19.2 million persons. Between 1968 and 2017, population of Burkina Faso grew substantially from 5.43 million to 19.2 million persons rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 3.07 % in 2009 and then decreased to 2.93 % in 2017.

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What is population?

Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

What is Burkina Faso population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 19,193,382 2.93 %
2016 18,646,433 2.96 %
2015 18,110,624 2.98 %
2014 17,585,977 3.01 %
2013 17,072,723 3.03 %
2012 16,571,216 3.04 %
2011 16,081,904 3.05 %
2010 15,605,217 3.07 %
2009 15,141,099 3.07 %
2008 14,689,726 3.07 %
2007 14,252,021 3.06 %
2006 13,829,177