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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 15.6 20.903 27.38
Global Rank 64th 59th 56th
Global Population Share 0.224% 0.268% 0.32%
Global Population Density 59.07 79.33 101.34
Global Population Density Rank 176th 178th 180th
Average Life Expectancy 57.09 61.94 65.36
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 180th 181st 177th
Fertility Rate 5.86 5.02 4.29
Fertility Rate Global Rank 10th 12th 12th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Burkina Faso Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 21 0.03%
Neonatal disorders 3312 4.36%
Lower respiratory infections 3476 4.58%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 25 0.03%
Nutritional deficiencies 4631 6.1%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 14374 18.94%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 423 0.56%
Tuberculosis 470 0.62%
Digestive diseases 78 0.1%
Road accidents 397 0.52%
Drowning 26748 35.25%
Fire 314 0.41%

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Highlights of Burkina Faso BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Burkina Faso gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 139.37%139.37%
    • Fat : 41.81%41.81%
    • Plant protein : 20.61%20.61%
    • Animal protein : 3.34%3.34%
  • 105.13% increase in caloric supply : Currently Burkina Faso gets 2720/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1326/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Alcoholic Beverages are three major diet compositions in Burkina Faso
  • Maize, Sorghum and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Burkina Faso
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Burkina Faso average intake is 46.19 grams
  • Bananas, Oranges & Mandarines and Pineapples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Burkina Faso
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Burkina Faso average Fruit intake is 17.53grams
  • In Burkina Faso, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 20.00% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Burkina Faso is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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