Burkina Faso Population Growth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of Burkina Faso population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Burkina Faso in 2021 is 21,497,096, a 2.84% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Burkina Faso in 2020 was 20,903,273, a 2.86% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Burkina Faso in 2019 was 20,321,378, a 2.89% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Burkina Faso in 2018 was 19,751,466, a 2.91% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2021 Population Growth Rate
Ethiopia 117,876,227
Tanzania 61,498,437
Uganda 47,123,531
Afghanistan 39,835,428
Mozambique 32,163,047
Yemen 30,490,640
Nepal 29,674,920
Madagascar 28,427,328
North Korea 25,887,041
Niger 25,130,817
Burkina Faso 21,497,096
Mali 20,855,735
Malawi 19,647,684
Senegal 17,196,301
Chad 16,914,985
Somalia 16,359,504
Zimbabwe 15,092,171
Guinea 13,497,244
Rwanda 13,276,513
Benin 12,451,040
Burundi 12,255,433
Haiti 11,541,685
South Sudan 11,381,378
Tajikistan 9,749,627
Togo 8,478,250
Sierra Leone 8,141,343
Liberia 5,180,203
Central African Republic 4,919,981
Eritrea 3,601,467
Gambia 2,486,945
Guinea-Bissau 2,015,494
Comoros 888,451
Burkina Faso - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2021 21,497,096 2.84%
2020 20,903,273 2.86%
2019 20,321,378 2.89%
2018 19,751,466 2.91%
2017 19,193,234 2.93%
2016 18,646,357 2.96%
2015 18,110,624 2.98%
2014 17,586,030 3.01%
2013 17,072,785 3.03%
2012 16,571,253 3.04%
2011 16,081,913 3.05%
2010 15,605,217 3.07%
2009 15,141,098 3.07%
2008 14,689,725 3.07%
2007 14,252,021 3.06%
2006 13,829,176 3.03%
2005 13,421,930 3.00%
2004 13,030,569 2.97%
2003 12,654,621 2.94%
2002 12,293,100 2.92%
2001 11,944,587 2.90%
2000 11,607,942 2.88%
1999 11,282,701 2.86%
1998 10,968,724 2.84%
1997 10,665,546 2.82%
1996 10,372,745 2.80%
1995 10,089,878 2.78%
1994 9,816,588 2.76%
1993 9,552,476 2.75%
1992 9,297,113 2.73%
1991 9,050,084 2.71%
1990 8,811,034 2.69%
1989 8,579,823 2.67%
1988 8,356,305 2.66%
1987 8,140,073 2.64%
1986 7,930,694 2.62%
1985 7,727,907 2.61%
1984 7,531,242 2.59%
1983 7,340,905 2.55%
1982 7,158,255 2.48%
1981 6,985,160 2.38%
1980 6,822,843 2.27%
1979 6,671,656 2.16%
1978 6,530,819 2.06%
1977 6,398,935 1.99%
1976 6,274,037 1.94%
1975 6,154,545 1.90%
1974 6,040,041 1.85%
1973 5,930,483 1.81%
1972 5,825,173 1.78%
1971 5,723,381 1.76%
1970 5,624,600 1.74%
1969 5,528,174 1.73%
1968 5,434,041 1.70%
1967 5,343,019 1.65%
1966 5,256,363 1.57%
1965 5,174,870 1.49%
1964 5,098,890 1.41%
1963 5,027,821 1.36%
1962 4,960,326 1.34%
1961 4,894,580 1.35%
1960 4,829,288 1.37%
1959 4,764,077 1.38%
1958 4,699,340 1.37%
1957 4,635,955 1.33%
1956 4,574,942 1.28%
1955 4,517,155 1.21%
1954 4,463,168 1.13%
1953 4,413,202 1.05%
1952 4,367,134 0.99%
1951 4,324,494 0.93%
1950 4,284,461 0.00%