Burundi Population 2022


Burundi map
  • The current population of Burundi is estimated at 12,540,599 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Burundi represent 0.16% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Burundi is 402.8 inhabitants per km2.
  • Burundi is located in Africa.
  • Burundi ranks number 78 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Burundi is -3.3592° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 29.6134° E.
  • The median age in Burundi is 17.3 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Burundi is not existent..
  • The countries that Burundi shares its land boundary with are Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, Lake Tanganyika to the southwest, and Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.

Burundi

Official name Republic of Burundi
Location Africa
Capital Gitega
Population 12,422,669 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 402.8/km2
Population growth rate 3.03% (in 2022)
Area 27,834 km2 (10,746.76 sq mi)
Official language Kirundi, French and English
Currency Burundian franc (FBu) (BIF)
Life expectancy 62.30 years
Internet TLD .bi
Call code +257

Burundi Population Graph

Burundi Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 11,899,105 5,904,336 5,994,769 49.62% 50.38% 1,631,367 13.71%
2019 11,538,648 5,723,169 5,815,479 49.6% 50.4% 1,542,717 13.37%
2018 11,183,202 5,544,632 5,638,570 49.58% 50.42% 1,457,171 13.03%
2017 10,834,589 5,369,622 5,464,967 49.56% 50.44% 1,377,076 12.71%
2016 10,495,344 5,199,393 5,295,951 49.54% 50.46% 1,300,373 12.39%
2015 10,167,146 5,033,754 5,133,392 49.51% 50.49% 1,228,191 12.08%
2014 9,851,192 4,876,340 4,974,852 49.5% 50.5% 1,160,470 11.78%
2013 9,546,980 4,723,846 4,823,134 49.48% 50.52% 1,095,993 11.48%
2012 9,252,464 4,576,269 4,676,195 49.46% 50.54% 1,035,351 11.19%
2011 8,964,677 4,432,136 4,532,541 49.44% 50.56% 978,943 10.92%
2010 8,681,679 4,290,486 4,391,193 49.42% 50.58% 923,731 10.64%
2009 8,403,539 4,151,348 4,252,191 49.4% 50.6% 872,287 10.38%
2008 8,131,792 4,014,666 4,117,126 49.37% 50.63% 822,937 10.12%
2007 7,867,730 3,881,938 3,985,792 49.34% 50.66% 775,758 9.86%
2006 7,613,175 3,754,057 3,859,118 49.31% 50.69% 732,387 9.62%
2005 7,370,012 3,631,942 3,738,070 49.28% 50.72% 691,307 9.38%
2004 7,136,680 3,514,815 3,621,865 49.25% 50.75% 652,293 9.14%
2003 6,913,997 3,403,069 3,510,928 49.22% 50.78% 616,037 8.91%
2002 6,708,811 3,299,393 3,409,418 49.18% 50.82% 582,325 8.68%
2001 6,530,114 3,208,898 3,321,216 49.14% 50.86% 552,448 8.46%
2000 6,383,336 3,134,218 3,249,118 49.1% 50.9% 526,625 8.25%
1999 6,271,519 3,075,553 3,195,966 49.04% 50.96% 504,230 8.04%
1998 6,189,894 3,031,810 3,158,084 48.98% 51.02% 484,669 7.83%
1997 6,126,415 2,997,042 3,129,373 48.92% 51.08% 466,833 7.62%
1996 6,064,352 2,964,255 3,100,097 48.88% 51.12% 449,368 7.41%
1995 5,991,834 2,927,610 3,064,224 48.86% 51.14% 432,011 7.21%
1994 5,903,683 2,885,130 3,018,553 48.87% 51.13% 413,848 7.01%
1993 5,802,692 2,838,097 2,964,595 48.91% 51.09% 395,744 6.82%
1992 5,690,117 2,785,881 2,904,236 48.96% 51.04% 377,824 6.64%
1991 5,569,375 2,728,437 2,840,938 48.99% 51.01% 359,782 6.46%
1990 5,443,310 2,666,678 2,776,632 48.99% 51.01% 341,296 6.27%
1989 5,311,315 2,599,889 2,711,426 48.95% 51.05% 321,335 6.05%
1988 5,172,838 2,527,966 2,644,872 48.87% 51.13% 301,576 5.83%
1987 5,031,165 2,453,699 2,577,466 48.77% 51.23% 282,751 5.62%
1986 4,890,654 2,379,792 2,510,862 48.66% 51.34% 265,073 5.42%
1985 4,754,633 2,309,801 2,444,832 48.58% 51.42% 248,192 5.22%
1984 4,624,793 2,244,412 2,380,381 48.53% 51.47% 232,627 5.03%
1983 4,501,142 2,183,504 2,317,638 48.51% 51.49% 218,305 4.85%
1982 4,383,231 2,126,305 2,256,926 48.51% 51.49% 204,697 4.67%
1981 4,269,933 2,071,344 2,198,589 48.51% 51.49% 192,147 4.5%
1980 4,160,622 2,018,318 2,142,304 48.51% 51.49% 180,571 4.34%
1979 4,054,480 1,966,828 2,087,652 48.51% 51.49% 169,477 4.18%
1978 3,952,423 1,916,925 2,035,498 48.5% 51.5% 158,492 4.01%
1977 3,857,530 1,870,902 1,986,628 48.5% 51.5% 148,129 3.84%
1976 3,773,887 1,829,958 1,943,929 48.49% 51.51% 138,879 3.68%
1975 3,703,840 1,796,362 1,907,478 48.5% 51.5% 130,746 3.53%
1974 3,649,345 1,770,662 1,878,683 48.52% 51.48% 123,348 3.38%
1973 3,608,004 1,751,325 1,856,679 48.54% 51.46% 116,899 3.24%
1972 3,572,511 1,735,169 1,837,342 48.57% 51.43% 110,748 3.1%
1971 3,532,824 1,716,599 1,816,225 48.59% 51.41% 104,925 2.97%
1970 3,481,853 1,692,181 1,789,672 48.6% 51.4% 99,233 2.85%
1969 3,416,640 1,660,145 1,756,495 48.59% 51.41% 93,274 2.73%
1968 3,339,600 1,622,044 1,717,556 48.57% 51.43% 87,164 2.61%
1967 3,255,818 1,580,374 1,675,444 48.54% 51.46% 81,395 2.5%
1966 3,173,032 1,538,921 1,634,111 48.5% 51.5% 76,153 2.4%
1965 3,096,854 1,500,735 1,596,119 48.46% 51.54% 70,918 2.29%
1964 3,028,713 1,466,503 1,562,210 48.42% 51.58% 67,540 2.23%
1963 2,967,380 1,435,915 1,531,465 48.39% 51.61% 64,986 2.19%
1962 2,910,227 1,407,095 1,503,132 48.35% 51.65% 62,570 2.15%
1961 2,855,290 1,379,676 1,475,614 48.32% 51.68% 60,532 2.12%
1960 2,800,723 1,352,189 1,448,534 48.28% 51.72% 58,255 2.08%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Burundi ordered by Population

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

Burundi

# City Population 2022
1 Bujumbura 334,453
2 Muyinga 71,723
3 Gitega 41,685
4 Ruyigi 39,062
5 Ngozi 21,861
6 Rutana 21,236
7 Bururi 19,922
8 Makamba 19,905
9 Kayanza 19,634
10 Muramvya 18,234
11 Cibitoke 14,391
12 Bubanza 12,851
13 Karuzi 10,860
14 Cankuzo 6,674
15 Kirundo 6,151

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/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
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2