Burkina Faso Life Expectancy 1950-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Burkina Faso life expectancy from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current life expectancy for Burkina Faso in 2020 is 61.74 years, a 0.67% increase from 2019.
  • The life expectancy for Burkina Faso in 2019 was 61.33 years, a 0.68% increase from 2018.
  • The life expectancy for Burkina Faso in 2018 was 60.92 years, a 0.73% increase from 2017.
  • The life expectancy for Burkina Faso in 2017 was 60.48 years, a 0.74% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Life Expectancy
Country Name 2020 Life Expectancy
Tajikistan 71.17
Nepal 70.88
Rwanda 69.06
Senegal 68.03
Madagascar 67.18
Ethiopia 66.71
Eritrea 66.44
Yemen 66.19
Tanzania 65.46
Afghanistan 64.96
Comoros 64.40
Malawi 64.31
Liberia 64.16
Haiti 64.11
Uganda 63.41
Niger 62.53
Gambia 62.23
Benin 61.92
Burkina Faso 61.74
Burundi 61.70
Guinea 61.68
Zimbabwe 61.36
Togo 61.17
Mozambique 60.88
Mali 59.44
Guinea-Bissau 58.44
South Sudan 57.95
Somalia 57.50
Sierra Leone 54.81
Chad 54.35
Central African Republic 53.35
Burkina Faso - Historical Life Expectancy Data
Year Life Expectancy Growth Rate
2020 61.74 0.670%
2019 61.33 0.680%
2018 60.92 0.730%
2017 60.48 0.740%
2016 60.04 0.740%
2015 59.59 0.750%
2014 59.15 0.750%
2013 58.71 1.190%
2012 58.02 1.200%
2011 57.33 1.210%
2010 56.65 1.230%
2009 55.96 1.240%
2008 55.27 1.340%
2007 54.54 1.360%
2006 53.81 1.380%
2005 53.07 1.400%
2004 52.34 1.420%
2003 51.61 0.680%
2002 51.26 0.690%
2001 50.91 0.690%
2000 50.56 0.700%
1999 50.21 0.700%
1998 49.86 0.210%
1997 49.75 0.210%
1996 49.65 0.210%
1995 49.54 0.210%
1994 49.44 0.210%
1993 49.33 -0.060%
1992 49.36 -0.060%
1991 49.39 -0.060%
1990 49.42 -0.060%
1989 49.45 -0.060%
1988 49.48 0.440%
1987 49.26 0.440%
1986 49.04 0.450%
1985 48.83 0.450%
1984 48.61 0.450%
1983 48.39 2.110%
1982 47.39 2.160%
1981 46.39 2.200%
1980 45.39 2.250%
1979 44.39 2.300%
1978 43.39 1.460%
1977 42.77 1.480%
1976 42.14 1.500%
1975 41.52 1.530%
1974 40.89 1.550%
1973 40.27 1.120%
1972 39.82 1.130%
1971 39.38 1.150%
1970 38.93 1.160%
1969 38.49 1.170%
1968 38.04 1.300%
1967 37.55 1.320%
1966 37.06 1.340%
1965 36.57 1.360%
1964 36.08 1.380%
1963 35.59 1.310%
1962 35.13 1.330%
1961 34.67 1.340%
1960 34.21 1.360%
1959 33.75 1.380%
1958 33.29 1.430%
1957 32.82 1.450%
1956 32.35 1.470%
1955 31.88 1.500%
1954 31.41 1.520%
1953 30.94 1.540%
1952 30.47 1.570%
1951 30.00 1.590%
1950 29.53 0.000%