Population Density rose 2.91 % to 60.2 km per capita in Burkina Faso in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Burkina Faso | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 60.2 km per capita in 2015 in Burkina Faso, according to Faostat. This is 2.91 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 61.9 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 17.9 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, population density in Ghana amounted to 111 km per capita, 62.4 km per capita in Ivory Coast, 12.2 km per capita in Mali and 13.6 km per capita in Niger in 2015.

Burkina Faso has been ranked 108th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Algeria km per capita 15.3 15.6 15.9 16.2 16.5
Benin km per capita 82.0 84.3 86.7 89.1 91.6
Burkina Faso km per capita 55.2 56.8 58.5 60.2 61.9
Chad km per capita 9.03 9.31 9.59 9.89 10.2
Ghana km per capita 104 107 109 111 114
Guinea km per capita 43.1 44.3 45.4 46.6 47.8
Ivory Coast km per capita 58.5 59.7 61.0 62.4 63.9
Liberia km per capita 39.7 41.1 42.4 43.5 44.6
Libya km per capita 3.39 3.43 3.47 3.50 3.52
Mali km per capita 11.1 11.5 11.8 12.2 12.5
Mauritania km per capita 3.41 3.50 3.59 3.68 3.77
Niger km per capita 12.1 12.5 13.0 13.5 14.1
Togo km per capita 113 116 119 122 125