Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) remained unchanged in Burkina Faso in 2017

Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) (persons)
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Five years cumulative net migration reached -125,000 persons in 2017 in Burkina Faso, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, five years cumulative net migration in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of -125,000 persons in 2002 and an all time low of -217,400 persons in 1977. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, five years cumulative net migration in Ghana amounted to -100,000 persons, 30,000 persons in Ivory Coast, -200,000 persons in Mali and -28,497 persons in Niger in 2017.

Burkina Faso has been ranked 138th within the group of 169 countries we follow in terms of five years cumulative net migration, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Net migration is the net total of migrants during a given period, that is, the total number of immigrants less the annual number of emigrants, including both citizens and non-citizens.

Net Migration (Five Years Cumulative) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria persons ... ... ... -143,268 ... ... ... ...
Benin persons ... ... ... -42,268 ... ... ... ...
Burkina Faso persons ... ... ... -125,000 ... ... ... ...
Chad persons ... ... ... 100,000 ... ... ... ...
Ghana persons ... ... ... -49,999 ... ... ... ...
Guinea persons ... ... ... -250,000 ... ... ... ...
Ivory Coast persons ... ... ... 60,000 ... ... ... ...
Liberia persons ... ... ... -20,000 ... ... ... ...
Libya persons ... ... ... -433,403 ... ... ... ...
Mali persons ... ... ... -302,449 ... ... ... ...
Mauritania persons ... ... ... 40,000 ... ... ... ...
Niger persons ... ... ... -28,497 ... ... ... ...
Togo persons ... ... ... -9,994 ... ... ... ...