Male population as a percentage of total population reached 49.9 % in 2019 in Burkina Faso, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.058 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, male population as a percentage of total population in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 52.5 % in 1950 and an all time low of 48.8 % in 1987. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, male population as a percentage of total population in Ghana amounted to 49.8 %, 50.7 % in Ivory Coast, 50.5 % in Mali and 50.5 % in Niger in 2019.
Burkina Faso has been ranked 71st within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of male population as a percentage of total population, 23 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The male population is the percentage of the population that is male.