Population Aged 0-14 Years (As % of Total Population) fell to 43.4% in Burkina Faso in 2018

Population Aged 0-14 Years (As % of Total Population) (%)
Society | Burkina Faso | May 17, 2019
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Population aged 0-14 years as a percentage of total population reached 43.4 % in 2018 in Burkina Faso, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.96 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, population aged 0-14 years as a percentage of total population in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 47.4 % in 1992 and an all time low of 41.3 % in 1960. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, population aged 0-14 years as a percentage of total population in Ghana amounted to 36.1 %, 39.8 % in Ivory Coast, 46.8 % in Mali and 49.5 % in Niger in 2018.

Burkina Faso has been ranked 13th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of population aged 0-14 years as a percentage of total population, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The population aged 0 to 14 is the percentage of the total population that is in the age group from 0 to 14.

Population Aged 0-14 Years (As % of Total Population) Unit 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Algeria % 16.3% 16.1% 16.1% 16.0% 16.0%
Benin % 29.7% 29.3% 28.9% 28.5% 28.2%
Burkina Faso % 33.1% 32.7% 32.3% 31.9% 31.5%
Chad % 35.3% 34.8% 34.3% 33.8% 33.4%
Ghana % 25.4% 25.1% 24.8% 24.4% 24.1%
Guinea % 29.6% 29.2% 28.8% 28.4% 28.0%
Ivory Coast % 31.6% 31.3% 31.0% 30.7% 30.4%
Liberia % 30.3% 29.9% 29.6% 29.2% 28.8%
Libya % 13.4% 13.2% 13.0% 12.9% 12.7%
Mali % 39.5% 39.2% 38.8% 38.4% 38.0%
Mauritania % 29.2% 28.9% 28.6% 28.3% 28.0%
Niger % 44.3% 44.0% 43.6% 43.3% 42.9%
Togo % 30.0% 29.7% 29.4% 29.1% 28.7%