Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Ouagadougou in 2019 is 2,653,000, a 4.82% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Ouagadougou in 2018 was 2,531,000, a 4.76% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Ouagadougou in 2017 was 2,416,000, a 4.77% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Ouagadougou in 2016 was 2,306,000, a 4.82% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Burkina Faso
City Name Population
Ouagadougou 2,653,000
Bobo-Dioulasso 924,000
Ouagadougou - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 2,653,000 4.82%
2018 2,531,000 4.76%
2017 2,416,000 4.77%
2016 2,306,000 4.82%
2015 2,200,000 4.76%
2014 2,100,000 4.79%
2013 2,004,000 4.76%
2012 1,913,000 4.82%
2011 1,825,000 4.76%
2010 1,742,000 4.75%
2009 1,663,000 4.79%
2008 1,587,000 4.82%
2007 1,514,000 6.02%
2006 1,428,000 7.53%
2005 1,328,000 7.62%
2004 1,234,000 7.59%
2003 1,147,000 7.60%
2002 1,066,000 7.57%
2001 991,000 7.60%
2000 921,000 7.59%
1999 856,000 7.67%
1998 795,000 7.58%
1997 739,000 6.18%
1996 696,000 4.35%
1995 667,000 4.38%
1994 639,000 4.41%
1993 612,000 4.44%
1992 586,000 4.46%
1991 561,000 4.47%
1990 537,000 4.27%
1989 515,000 4.46%
1988 493,000 4.45%
1987 472,000 4.42%
1986 452,000 6.60%
1985 424,000 9.84%
1984 386,000 9.97%
1983 351,000 9.69%
1982 320,000 9.97%
1981 291,000 9.81%
1980 265,000 9.96%
1979 241,000 9.55%
1978 220,000 10.00%
1977 200,000 9.89%
1976 182,000 8.98%
1975 167,000 7.74%
1974 155,000 7.64%
1973 144,000 7.46%
1972 134,000 8.06%
1971 124,000 7.83%
1970 115,000 7.48%
1969 107,000 8.08%
1968 99,000 6.45%
1967 93,000 6.90%
1966 87,000 6.10%
1965 82,000 6.49%
1964 77,000 6.94%
1963 72,000 7.46%
1962 67,000 6.35%
1961 63,000 6.78%
1960 59,000 5.36%
1959 56,000 5.66%
1958 53,000 3.92%
1957 51,000 6.25%
1956 48,000 4.35%
1955 46,000 6.98%
1954 43,000 4.88%
1953 41,000 5.13%
1952 39,000 5.41%
1951 37,000 12.12%
1950 33,000 0.00%