Burkina Faso Population 2022


Burkina Faso map
  • The current population of Burkina Faso is estimated at 22,081,135 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Burkina Faso represent 0.28% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Burkina Faso is 65 inhabitants per km2.
  • Burkina Faso is located in Africa.
  • Burkina Faso ranks number 59 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Burkina Faso is 12.9744° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 1.2062° W.
  • The median age in Burkina Faso is 17.6 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Burkina Faso is 34,664 XOF per month, in 2022, around $37 USD per month.
  • The countries that Burkina Faso shares its land boundary with are Mali to the north and west, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, and Ghana, Togo, and Côte d'Ivoire to the south.

Burkina Faso

Official name Burkina Faso
Location Africa
Capital Ouagadougou
Population 22,081,135 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 65/km2
Area 274,200 km2 (105,869.17 sq mi)
Official language French
Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Life expectancy 62.50 years
Internet TLD .bf
Call code +226

Cities in Burkina Faso ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Burkina Faso. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Burkina Faso

# City Population 2022
1 Ouagadougou 1,095,197
2 Bobo-Dioulasso 364,787
3 Koudougou 88,124
4 Ouahigouya 61,854
5 Banfora 60,855
6 Dedougou 45,731
7 Kaya 39,817
8 Dori 38,441
9 Tenkodogo 38,215
10 Reo 38,057
11 Hounde 36,959
12 Fada N'gourma 34,232
13 Koupela 32,398
14 Kombissiri 30,610
15 Garango 29,314
16 Nouna 29,312
17 Leo 27,129
18 Kongoussi 26,570
19 Diapaga 26,362
20 Kokologo 26,345
21 Zorgo 24,155
22 Yako 23,206
23 Djibo 22,434
24 Titao 19,332
25 Po 18,087
26 Tougan 17,847
27 Boulsa 17,676
28 Gourcy 16,996
29 Bousse 16,122
30 Manga 15,302
31 Boromo 13,298
32 Diebougou 12,901
33 Ziniare 12,853
34 Toma 12,585
35 Dano 11,271
36 Salanso 10,507
37 Ouargaye 10,252
38 Bogande 10,012
39 Pama 9,049
40 Pitmoaga 8,059
41 Gorom-Gorom 6,758
42 Gouloure 6,750
43 Batie 6,593
44 Barani 5,050
45 Sindou 3,970
46 Sapouy 3,891
47 Gayeri 1,983

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2
Malawi 20,091,635 153.3/km2
Chad 17,198,842 8.7/km2
Guinea 13,612,741 41/km2
Benin 12,772,945 94.9/km2
Burundi 12,422,669 402.8/km2
Libya 7,011,320 4/km2
Republic of the Congo 5,715,910 18/km2
Liberia 5,294,709 40.50/km2