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Burkina Faso - Africa


Geographic zone Africa
Region: Africa
Population16 750 000
in: 2011
World rank: 61
Population Forecast in 205040 830 000
World rank in 2050: 49
Capital Ouagadougou
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: 1 790 000
in: 2011
Main language spoken French
Area (sq km)274 000
World rank: 74
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions XOF) 8.67 8.67|not defined 8.67|XOF
in: 2010
Rank: 133
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (XOF) 518 518|not defined 518|XOF
in: 2010
Rank: 187
Currency CFA Franc
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) XOF =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
Geographic zone Africa
Region: Africa
Population16 750 000
in: 2011
World rank: 61
Population Forecast in 205040 830 000
World rank in 2050: 49
Population growth by 205024 080 000
Rank move: 12
Growth: 143.76 %
Capital Ouagadougou
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: 1 790 000
in: 2011
Time zone
Main language spoken French
Area (sq km)274 000
World rank: 74
Population density61 per sq.km.
World rank: 134
Urbanization26 %
in: 2011
Median age16.9
in: 2011
Age Structure
65+: 2.5 %
15-64: 51.7 %
0-14: 45.8 %
in: 2011
Birth rate (per 1000)44
in: 2010
Death rate (per 1000)13
in: 2010
Life expectancy53.7
Female: 56
Male : 52
in: 2011
Male ratio49.75 %
Literacy (age 15+)21.8 %
Female: 15.2 %
Male : 29.4 %
in: 2003
Average Height
Male cm : not avail
Female cm: not avail
Obesity rate %
Male : 1.7
World rank: 173
Female: 3
World rank: 177
Telephone code226
Internet. bf
FIPS 10 UV
ISO Code BF
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions XOF) 8.67 8.67|not defined 8.67|XOF
in: 2010
Rank: 133
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (XOF) 518 518|not defined 518|XOF
in: 2010
Rank: 187
Currency CFA Franc
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) XOF =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
GDP breakdown by sector
GDP Services: 49.2 %
GDP Industry: 20.7 %
GDP Agriculture: 30.1 %
Labor Force breakdown by sector
Labor Force Services: 5 %
Labor Force Industry: 5 %
Labor Force Agriculture: 90 %
Annual income per capita (USD) Annual income per capita (not defined) Annual income per capita (XOF) 1500 1500|not defined 1500|XOF
in: 2011
Unemployment rate %77
in: 2004
Population below poverty line46.4 %