Burkina Faso Urban Population 1960-2024

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Burkina Faso urban population for 2022 was 7,227,715, a 4.68% increase from 2021.
  • Burkina Faso urban population for 2021 was 6,904,253, a 4.81% increase from 2020.
  • Burkina Faso urban population for 2020 was 6,587,430, a 4.87% increase from 2019.
  • Burkina Faso urban population for 2019 was 6,281,301, a 4.92% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Burkina Faso 7,227,715
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Comoros 249,894
Burkina Faso Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 7,227,715 31.88 4.58%
2021 6,904,253 31.24 4.70%
2020 6,587,430 30.61 4.76%
2019 6,281,301 29.98 4.80%
2018 5,986,896 29.36 4.89%
2017 5,701,421 28.74 5.01%
2016 5,422,969 28.13 5.11%
2015 5,153,071 27.53 5.16%
2014 4,893,865 26.93 5.19%
2013 4,646,488 26.35 5.23%
2012 4,409,695 25.77 5.27%
2011 4,183,204 25.20 5.23%
2010 3,970,062 24.63 5.21%
2009 3,768,369 24.08 5.22%
2008 3,576,677 23.53 5.26%
2007 3,393,537 23.00 5.93%
2006 3,198,105 22.34 6.78%
2005 2,988,501 21.54 6.84%
2004 2,790,981 20.76 6.87%
2003 2,605,597 20.00 6.87%
2002 2,432,722 19.26 6.87%
2001 2,271,106 18.54 6.87%
2000 2,120,383 17.84 6.86%
1999 1,979,850 17.17 6.82%
1998 1,849,296 16.51 6.67%
1997 1,729,955 15.88 5.56%
1996 1,636,410 15.41 4.36%
1995 1,566,552 15.13 4.37%
1994 1,499,561 14.86 4.33%
1993 1,435,962 14.59 4.30%
1992 1,375,473 14.33 4.29%
1991 1,317,665 14.07 4.36%
1990 1,261,498 13.82 4.46%
1989 1,206,461 13.56 4.48%
1988 1,153,661 13.32 4.52%
1987 1,102,623 13.07 4.58%
1986 1,053,228 12.83 6.78%
1985 984,153 12.33 9.51%
1984 894,830 11.54 9.58%
1983 813,067 10.80 9.57%
1982 738,845 10.09 9.54%
1981 671,625 9.43 9.55%
1980 610,448 8.81 9.57%
1979 554,710 8.22 9.51%
1978 504,384 7.67 9.46%
1977 458,849 7.15 9.31%
1976 418,068 6.67 7.05%
1975 389,607 6.35 3.97%
1974 374,449 6.22 3.83%
1973 360,372 6.10 3.74%
1972 347,156 5.98 3.70%
1971 334,534 5.86 3.68%
1970 322,446 5.75 3.73%
1969 310,647 5.63 3.72%
1968 299,301 5.52 3.70%
1967 288,439 5.41 3.68%
1966 278,026 5.30 3.63%
1965 268,109 5.20 3.60%
1964 258,628 5.10 3.56%
1963 249,584 4.99 3.52%
1962 240,956 4.89 3.47%
1961 232,742 4.80 3.47%
1960 224,813 4.70 %