Burkina Faso Rural Population 1960-2020

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Burkina Faso rural population for 2019 was 14,229,029, a 1.98% increase from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso rural population for 2018 was 13,952,879, a 2.02% increase from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso rural population for 2017 was 13,676,558, a 2.06% increase from 2016.
  • Burkina Faso rural population for 2016 was 13,400,406, a 2.1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Nepal 22,843,197
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Burkina Faso Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 14,229,029 70.02 1.96%
2018 13,952,879 70.64 2.00%
2017 13,676,558 71.26 2.04%
2016 13,400,406 71.87 2.08%
2015 13,124,769 72.47 2.12%
2014 12,849,399 73.07 2.16%
2013 12,574,782 73.65 2.20%
2012 12,301,333 74.23 2.23%
2011 12,029,913 74.80 2.26%
2010 11,761,184 75.37 2.29%
2009 11,495,273 75.92 2.31%
2008 11,232,645 76.47 2.32%
2007 10,974,626 77.00 2.16%
2006 10,739,876 77.66 1.96%
2005 10,531,249 78.46 1.97%
2004 10,325,814 79.24 1.97%
2003 10,124,203 80.00 1.98%
2002 9,925,695 80.74 1.99%
2001 9,730,061 81.46 2.01%
2000 9,536,621 82.16 2.02%
1999 9,345,913 82.83 2.03%
1998 9,157,788 83.49 2.05%
1997 8,972,391 84.13 2.23%
1996 8,774,616 84.59 2.44%
1995 8,563,179 84.87 2.43%
1994 8,357,843 85.14 2.41%
1993 8,158,483 85.41 2.40%
1992 7,964,837 85.67 2.39%
1991 7,776,737 85.93 2.38%
1990 7,593,790 86.19 2.37%
1989 7,416,142 86.44 2.35%
1988 7,243,579 86.68 2.34%
1987 7,076,003 86.93 2.33%
1986 6,913,027 87.17 2.02%
1985 6,774,747 87.67 1.68%
1984 6,661,835 88.46 1.72%
1983 6,548,381 89.20 1.73%
1982 6,435,915 89.91 1.71%
1981 6,326,599 90.57 1.67%
1980 6,222,092 91.20 1.60%
1979 6,123,379 91.78 1.54%
1978 6,030,036 92.33 1.48%
1977 5,941,347 92.85 1.45%
1976 5,855,684 93.33 1.58%
1975 5,763,916 93.65 1.74%
1974 5,664,230 93.78 1.70%
1973 5,568,724 93.90 1.66%
1972 5,476,828 94.02 1.64%
1971 5,387,934 94.14 1.62%
1970 5,301,410 94.25 1.61%
1969 5,216,827 94.37 1.60%
1968 5,134,082 94.48 1.57%
1967 5,053,908 94.59 1.52%
1966 4,977,618 94.70 1.45%
1965 4,905,880 94.80 1.37%
1964 4,839,102 94.91 1.30%
1963 4,776,782 95.01 1.25%
1962 4,717,617 95.11 1.23%
1961 4,659,836 95.20 1.24%
1960 4,602,311 95.30 1.26%