Population Aged 15-64 Years (As % of Total Population) rose to 54.1% in Burkina Faso in 2018

Population Aged 15-64 Years (As % of Total Population) (%)
Society | Burkina Faso | May 17, 2019
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Population aged 15-64 years as a percentage of total population reached 54.1 % in 2018 in Burkina Faso, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.31 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population aged 15-64 years as a percentage of total population in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 56.3 % in 1960 and an all time low of 49.4 % in 1991. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, population aged 15-64 years as a percentage of total population in Ghana amounted to 60.4 %, 57.0 % in Ivory Coast, 50.6 % in Mali and 47.9 % in Niger in 2018.

Burkina Faso has been ranked 160th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of population aged 15-64 years as a percentage of total population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The population aged 15 to 64 is the percentage of the total population that is in the age group from 15 to 64.

Population Aged 15-64 Years (As % of Total Population) Unit 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Algeria % 70.7% 70.4% 69.9% 69.3% 68.8%
Benin % 65.4% 65.6% 65.9% 66.1% 66.4%
Burkina Faso % 62.9% 63.1% 63.4% 63.7% 64.0%
Chad % 61.4% 61.8% 62.2% 62.5% 62.9%
Ghana % 68.1% 68.2% 68.3% 68.4% 68.5%
Guinea % 65.8% 66.1% 66.3% 66.5% 66.8%
Ivory Coast % 63.8% 64.0% 64.3% 64.5% 64.7%
Liberia % 64.6% 64.8% 65.1% 65.3% 65.5%
Libya % 69.7% 69.1% 68.5% 67.9% 67.3%
Mali % 57.3% 57.6% 57.9% 58.2% 58.6%
Mauritania % 64.7% 64.9% 65.1% 65.2% 65.4%
Niger % 53.0% 53.3% 53.6% 54.0% 54.4%
Togo % 65.1% 65.3% 65.4% 65.6% 65.7%