Burkina Faso: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 16,934,839 (2013)
Population Growth Rate 2.843 annual % (2013)
Age Dependency Ratio 92.255 % of working-age population (2013)
Urban Population 28.186 % of total (2013)
Infant Mortality Rate 64.1 per 1,000 live births (2013)
Life Expectancy at Birth 55.862 years (2012)
Age distribution - % of total population (2013);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 0.522 billion kWh (2012)
    Consumption 0.985 billion kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 billion kWh (2013)
    Imports 0.5 billion kWh (2012)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 0.097 billion kWh (2012)
    Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 10.25 thousand bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 0 thousand bbl/day (2012)
    Imports (Refined) 11.656 thousand bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 24 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 7.682 million (2011 )
Highways 15,272 km (2010 )
Note: Does not include urban roads
Internet Hosts 1.795 thousand (2012 )
Internet Users 178.1 thousand (2009 )
Railways 622 km (2010 )
Telephones 141.5 thousand (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
Environment - International Agreements:

Party To: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Wetlands

Signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
International Organization Participation:
ACCT, ACP, AfDB, AU, ECOWAS, Entente, FAO, FZ, G-77, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICCt, ICRM, IDA, IDB, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, Interpol, IOC, IOM, IPU, ISO (correspondent), ITSO, ITU, ITUC, MIGA, MONUC, NAM, OIC, OIF, OPCW, PCA, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNITAR, UNMIS, UNOCI, UNWTO, UPU, WADB (regional), WAEMU, WCL, WCO, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO

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