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Population (Total) fell 1.25% to 20.6 mil in Burkina Faso in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | Burkina Faso | January 1, 2022
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Total population fell 1.25% to 20.6 mil in Burkina Faso in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 20.9 mil in 2020 and an all time low of 4.28 mil in 1950. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, total population in Ghana amounted to 29.5 mil, 23.7 mil in Ivory Coast, 19.3 mil in Mali and 23.9 mil in Niger in 2021.

Burkina Faso has been ranked 60th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Algeria mil 47.5 47.6 47.6 47.6 47.6
Benin mil 18.3 18.5 18.8 19.0 19.2
Burkina Faso mil 33.3 33.8 34.4 34.9 35.4
Chad mil 26.9 27.4 27.9 28.4 28.9
Ghana mil 38.5 38.8 39.1 39.3 39.5
Guinea mil 20.3 20.5 20.8 21.0 21.2
Ivory Coast mil 34.6 35.1 35.6 36.1 36.5
Liberia mil 7.68 7.78 7.89 7.99 8.10
Libya mil 7.28 7.28 7.28 7.28 7.27
Mali mil 35.9 36.7 37.6 38.4 39.2
Mauritania mil 6.59 6.67 6.75 6.82 6.90
Niger mil 53.1 54.7 56.4 58.1 59.8
Togo mil 11.9 12.0 12.2 12.4 12.5