Burkina Faso: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 17,589,198 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 2.911 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 93.068 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 29.024 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 60.9 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 56.275 years (2013)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 522,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 985,460,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 500,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 97,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 0 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 10,250 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 11,656.36 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 0 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 24 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 7,682,000 (2011 )
Highways 15,272 km (2010 )
Note: Does not include urban roads
Internet Hosts 1,795 (2012 )
Internet Users 178,100 (2009 )
Railways 622 km (2010 )
Telephones 141,500 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationWestern Africa, north of Ghana
Total Area274,200 sq. km
Land Area273,800 sq. km
Water Area400 sq. km
Coastline0 km
Climatetropical; warm, dry winters; hot, wet summers
Terrainmostly flat to dissected, undulating plains; hills in west and southeast
Lowest PointMouhoun (Black Volta) River 200 m
Highest Point Tena Kourou 749 m

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