Burkina Faso Rural Population 1960-2022

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 2021 was 14,781,404, a 1.9% increase from 2020.
  • Burkina Faso rural population for 2020 was 14,505,412, a 1.94% increase from 2019.
  • Burkina Faso rural population for 2019 was 14,229,032, a 1.98% increase from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso rural population for 2018 was 13,952,831, a 2.02% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Rural Population
Ethiopia 91,738,352
Democratic Republic of Congo 49,667,024
Tanzania 39,387,290
Uganda 35,082,057
Afghanistan 29,353,133
Nepal 23,440,813
Niger 20,921,148
Mozambique 20,060,734
Yemen 18,737,717
Madagascar 17,281,829
Malawi 16,171,024
Burkina Faso 14,781,404
Chad 12,892,432
Mali 11,538,012
Rwanda 10,944,098
Burundi 10,532,561
Zimbabwe 10,216,947
North Korea 9,670,882
South Sudan 9,046,601
Senegal 8,838,902
Somalia 8,714,542
Guinea 8,467,627
Syrian Arab Republic 8,018,648
Tajikistan 7,046,444
Benin 6,353,512
Haiti 4,851,662
Togo 4,802,246
Sierra Leone 4,610,280
Central African Republic 2,821,711
Liberia 2,456,817
Guinea-Bissau 1,116,239
Gambia 914,646
Comoros 625,358
Burkina Faso Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 14,781,404 68.76 1.88%
2020 14,505,412 69.39 1.92%
2019 14,229,032 70.02 1.96%
2018 13,952,831 70.64 2.00%
2017 13,676,524 71.26 2.04%
2016 13,400,386 71.87 2.08%
2015 13,124,763 72.47 2.12%
2014 12,849,408 73.07 2.16%
2013 12,574,793 73.65 2.20%
2012 12,301,337 74.23 2.23%
2011 12,029,916 74.80 2.26%
2010 11,761,179 75.37 2.29%
2009 11,495,273 75.92 2.31%
2008 11,232,645 76.47 2.32%
2007 10,974,632 77.00 2.16%
2006 10,739,874 77.66 1.96%
2005 10,531,253 78.46 1.97%
2004 10,325,819 79.24 1.97%
2003 10,124,205 80.00 1.98%
2002 9,925,692 80.74 1.99%
2001 9,730,062 81.46 2.01%
2000 9,536,628 82.16 2.02%
1999 9,345,908 82.83 2.03%
1998 9,157,786 83.49 2.05%
1997 8,972,396 84.13 2.23%
1996 8,774,607 84.59 2.44%
1995 8,563,180 84.87 2.43%
1994 8,357,840 85.14 2.41%
1993 8,158,481 85.41 2.40%
1992 7,964,834 85.67 2.39%
1991 7,776,739 85.93 2.38%
1990 7,593,789 86.19 2.37%
1989 7,416,137 86.44 2.35%
1988 7,243,586 86.68 2.34%
1987 7,076,009 86.93 2.33%
1986 6,913,023 87.17 2.02%
1985 6,774,748 87.67 1.68%
1984 6,661,833 88.46 1.72%
1983 6,548,385 89.20 1.73%
1982 6,435,919 89.91 1.71%
1981 6,326,605 90.57 1.67%
1980 6,222,086 91.20 1.60%
1979 6,123,379 91.78 1.54%
1978 6,030,037 92.33 1.48%
1977 5,941,345 92.85 1.45%
1976 5,855,680 93.33 1.58%
1975 5,763,924 93.65 1.74%
1974 5,664,233 93.78 1.70%
1973 5,568,733 93.90 1.66%
1972 5,476,829 94.02 1.64%
1971 5,387,931 94.14 1.62%
1970 5,301,403 94.25 1.61%
1969 5,216,825 94.37 1.60%
1968 5,134,087 94.48 1.57%
1967 5,053,914 94.59 1.52%
1966 4,977,615 94.70 1.45%
1965 4,905,884 94.80 1.37%
1964 4,839,103 94.91 1.30%
1963 4,776,772 95.01 1.25%
1962 4,717,619 95.11 1.23%
1961 4,659,836 95.20 1.24%
1960 4,602,312 95.30 %