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 82.68 people per square kilometer, a 2.59% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Burkina Faso in 2021 was 80.59 people per square kilometer, a 2.69% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Burkina Faso in 2020 was 78.49 people per square kilometer, a 2.73% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Burkina Faso in 2019 was 76.40 people per square kilometer, a 2.74% 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 523.03
Burundi 463.15
Comoros 449.64
Haiti 417.48
Gambia 239.47
North Korea 216.27
Nepal 207.55
Uganda 195.61
Malawi 172.23
Togo 155.81
Sierra Leone 119.03
Benin 116.35
Ethiopia 108.58
Senegal 88.03
Burkina Faso 82.68
Tajikistan 70.40
Tanzania 69.14
Yemen 63.82
Afghanistan 63.00
Guinea-Bissau 58.28
Guinea 56.37
Madagascar 50.42
Liberia 47.61
Democratic Republic of Congo 42.22
Zimbabwe 41.77
Mozambique 41.24
Eritrea 31.33
Somalia 27.60
Niger 20.69
Mali 18.22
South Sudan 17.22
Chad 13.80
Central African Republic 8.96
Burkina Faso - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 82.68 2.59%
2021 80.59 2.69%
2020 78.49 2.73%
2019 76.40 2.74%
2018 74.37 2.81%
2017 72.34 2.91%
2016 70.29 2.98%
2015 68.26 3.02%
2014 66.26 3.02%
2013 64.31 3.05%
2012 62.41 3.08%
2011 60.55 3.01%
2010 58.77 2.98%
2009 57.07 2.97%
2008 55.42 2.99%
2007 53.81 3.08%
2006 52.21 3.17%
2005 50.60 3.20%
2004 49.03 3.19%
2003 47.52 3.15%
2002 46.07 3.12%
2001 44.67 3.09%
2000 43.33 3.03%
1999 42.06 2.97%
1998 40.85 2.79%
1997 39.74 2.60%
1996 38.73 2.59%
1995 37.76 2.60%
1994 36.80 2.55%
1993 35.88 2.52%
1992 35.00 2.49%
1991 34.15 2.56%
1990 33.30 2.65%
1989 32.44 2.67%
1988 31.59 2.71%
1987 30.76 2.77%
1986 29.93 2.87%
1985 29.10 2.94%
1984 28.27 2.93%
1983 27.46 2.86%
1982 26.70 2.78%
1981 25.98 2.75%
1980 25.28 2.71%
1979 24.62 2.62%
1978 23.99 2.51%
1977 23.40 2.34%
1976 22.86 2.14%
1975 22.39 2.00%
1974 21.95 1.87%
1973 21.54 1.76%
1972 21.17 1.71%
1971 20.81 1.71%
1970 20.46 1.74%
1969 20.11 1.73%
1968 19.77 1.72%
1967 19.44 1.67%
1966 19.12 1.65%
1965 18.81 1.61%
1964 18.51 1.55%
1963 18.23 1.51%
1962 17.96 1.48%
1961 17.70 1.45%
1960 17.44 1.44%
1959 17.20 1.37%
1958 16.96 1.32%
1957 16.74 1.33%
1956 16.52 1.30%
1955 16.31 1.26%
1954 16.11 1.22%
1953 15.91 1.19%
1952 15.73 1.19%
1951 15.54 1.14%
1950 15.37 0.00%