Burkina Faso

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 4,284,457
1960 4,829,291
1970 5,624,597
1980 6,822,840
1990 8,811,033
2000 11,607,944
2010 15,632,066
2020 20,860,541
2025 23,903,075
2050 42,788,778
2075 63,732,930
2100 80,990,015
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Burkina Faso
Capital Ouagadougou
Region Western Africa
ISO code BF
Statistical agency Institut National de la Statistique et de la Demographie (INSD)


Administrative units

région
> province
administrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
1996-12-10
census
population
2006-12-09
census
population
2013-07-01
projection
La région de la Boucle du MouhounDédougou34,3331,174,4561,442,7491,723,830
Balé, LesBoromo4,596168,170213,423257,486
Banwa, LesSolenzo5,888215,297269,375323,602
KossiNouna7,328230,693278,546331,020
MouhounDédougou6,659235,391297,350358,239
NayalaToma3,923136,393163,433193,773
SourouTougan5,768188,512220,622259,710
La région des CascadesBanfora18,424334,303531,808687,170
ComoéBanfora15,302241,379407,528535,136
LérabaSindou3,13292,927124,280152,034
La région du CentreOuagadougou2,869941,8941,727,3902,329,499
KadiogoOuagadougou2,805941,8941,726,7742,329,499
La région du Centre-EstTenkodogo14,710853,0991,132,0161,384,663
BoulgouTenkodogo6,687415,583543,570661,928
KoulpélogoOuargaye5,348187,399258,667320,166
KouritengaKoupéla2,621250,117329,779402,569
La région du Centre-NordKaya19,677928,3211,202,0251,459,402
BamKongoussi4,084211,551275,191334,582
NamentengaBoulsa6,466252,738328,820399,806
SanmatengaKaya9,290464,032598,014725,014
La région du Centre-OuestKoudougou21,752943,5381,186,5661,427,894
BoulkiemdéKoudougou4,268421,302505,206598,510
SanguiéRéo5,183249,583297,036351,085
SissiliLéo7,147153,434208,409256,396
ZiroSapouy5,128119,219175,915221,903
La région de Centre-SudManga11,457530,696641,443762,632
BazègaKombissiri3,964213,824238,425276,377
Nahouri3,748119,739157,071191,275
ZoundwéogoManga3,601197,133245,947294,980
La région de l'EstFada-N'Gourma46,694853,7061,212,2841,513,642
GnagnaBogandé8,470307,372408,669499,511
GourmaFada N'Gourma11,145220,116305,936379,023
KomandjariGayéri5,04350,48479,507102,294
KompiengaPama6,99840,76675,867102,645
TapoaDiapaga14,572234,968342,305430,169
La région des Hauts-BassinsBobo-Dioulasso25,3431,031,3771,469,6041,836,838
HouetBobo-Dioulasso11,571672,114955,4511,193,356
KénédougouOrodara8,139198,541285,695358,150
TuyHoundé5,633160,722228,458285,332
La région du NordOuahigouya16,414955,4201,185,7961,421,253
LoroumTitao3,587111,339142,853172,916
PassoréYako3,866271,864323,222382,306
YatengaOuahigouya6,987444,563553,164663,393
ZondomaGourcy1,759127,654166,557202,638
La région du Plateau CentralZiniaré8,545572,154696,372829,692
GanzourgouZorgo4,179256,921319,380382,941
KourwéogoBoussé1,588117,996138,217162,754
OubritengaZiniaré2,778197,237238,838283,997
La région du SahelDori35,360708,332968,4421,195,388
OudalanGorom-Gorom9,832137,160195,964245,087
SénoDori6,866201,760264,991323,066
SoumDjibo12,205252,993347,335429,220
YaghaSebba6,457116,419160,152198,015
La région du Sud-OuestGaoua16,153485,313620,767750,893
BougouribaDiébougou2,81576,498101,479124,057
IobaDano3,251161,484192,321227,536
NoumbielBatié2,73651,43170,03686,297
PoniGaoua7,351195,900256,931313,003
total 274,22210,312,60914,017,26217,322,796
source: Institut National de la Statistique et de la Demographie (INSD), Burkina Faso.
note: C.U. = Commune Urbaine; C.R. = Commune Rural

Main cities

namepopulation
1996-12-10
census
population
2006-12-09
census
Ouagadougou750,3981,475,223
Bobo Dioulasso309,771489,967
Koudougou72,49088,184
Banfora49,72475,917
Ouahigouya52,19373,153
Pouytenga..60,618
Kaya33,95854,365
Tenkodogo31,46644,491
Fada N'gourma29,25441,785
Houndé..39,458
Dédougou33,81538,862
source: Institut National de la Statistique et de la Demographie (INSD), Burkina Faso.