Burkina Faso Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Burkina Faso population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Burkina Faso in 2022 is 80.60 people per square kilometer, a 2.82% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Burkina Faso in 2021 was 78.39 people per square kilometer, a 2.84% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Burkina Faso in 2020 was 76.23 people per square kilometer, a 2.86% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Burkina Faso in 2019 was 74.11 people per square kilometer, a 2.89% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Rwanda 516.34
Comoros 487.60
Burundi 453.64
Haiti 420.91
Gambia 226.41
North Korea 215.62
Nepal 205.36
Uganda 200.51
Malawi 170.33
Togo 152.86
Sierra Leone 114.89
Benin 111.40
Ethiopia 106.33
Senegal 89.74
Burkina Faso 80.60
Tajikistan 70.43
Tanzania 66.82
Afghanistan 62.42
Yemen 59.01
Guinea-Bissau 57.11
Guinea 56.40
Madagascar 49.68
Liberia 47.64
Mozambique 41.39
Zimbabwe 39.23
Eritrea 31.14
Somalia 26.41
Niger 20.59
South Sudan 18.33
Mali 17.31
Chad 13.56
Central African Republic 8.05
Burkina Faso - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 80.60 2.82%
2021 78.39 2.84%
2020 76.23 2.86%
2019 74.11 2.89%
2018 72.03 2.91%
2017 69.99 2.93%
2016 68.00 2.96%
2015 66.04 2.98%
2014 64.13 3.01%
2013 62.26 3.03%
2012 60.43 3.04%
2011 58.65 3.05%
2010 56.91 3.07%
2009 55.22 3.07%
2008 53.57 3.07%
2007 51.97 3.06%
2006 50.43 3.03%
2005 48.95 3.00%
2004 47.52 2.97%
2003 46.15 2.94%
2002 44.83 2.92%
2001 43.56 2.90%
2000 42.33 2.88%
1999 41.14 2.86%
1998 40.00 2.84%
1997 38.89 2.82%
1996 37.83 2.80%
1995 36.79 2.78%
1994 35.80 2.76%
1993 34.84 2.75%
1992 33.90 2.73%
1991 33.00 2.71%
1990 32.13 2.69%
1989 31.29 2.67%
1988 30.47 2.66%
1987 29.68 2.64%
1986 28.92 2.62%
1985 28.18 2.61%
1984 27.46 2.59%
1983 26.77 2.55%
1982 26.10 2.48%
1981 25.47 2.38%
1980 24.88 2.27%
1979 24.33 2.16%
1978 23.82 2.06%
1977 23.34 1.99%
1976 22.88 1.94%
1975 22.44 1.90%
1974 22.03 1.85%
1973 21.63 1.81%
1972 21.24 1.78%
1971 20.87 1.76%
1970 20.51 1.74%
1969 20.16 1.73%
1968 19.82 1.70%
1967 19.48 1.65%
1966 19.17 1.57%
1965 18.87 1.49%
1964 18.59 1.41%
1963 18.33 1.36%
1962 18.09 1.34%
1961 17.85 1.35%
1960 17.61 1.37%
1959 17.37 1.38%
1958 17.14 1.37%
1957 16.91 1.33%
1956 16.68 1.28%
1955 16.47 1.21%
1954 16.28 1.13%
1953 16.09 1.05%
1952 15.93 0.99%
1951 15.77 0.93%
1950 15.62 0.00%