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1) Natural geography
 

Area > Comparative to US places
slightly larger than Colorado

Capital city with population

Ouagadougou - 500,000

 

Forested Land

25.9%

[107th of 193]

Geographic coordinates

13 00 N, 2 00 W

 

Largest city

Ouagadougou

 

Largest city population

824,000

[98th of 174]

Largest city with population

Ouagadougou - 500,000

 

Population density

42.28 people per sqkm

[150th of 256]

Population density > people per sq. km

48.35 people/m²

[130th of 204]

Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land

211.46 people/km² of arable lan

[110th of 188]

Surface area > sq. km

274,000 km²

[74th of 206]

tallest mountains > Mountain

Tena Kourou

 

 

SOURCES All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook , City Population , CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer , Official government websites.; FAO; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; Heal The World Foundation. ; World Development Indicators database ; Wikipedia List of tallest mountains by country

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Burkina Faso, Upper Volta


Environment

 

Adjusted savings
 net forest depletion > % of GNI

1.19 % of GNI

Time series

[14th of 57]

Areas under protection

13

 

[104th of 146]

Carbon efficiency

0.28 CO2 emissions/$ GDP

 

[127th of 141]

CO2 Emissions

1,080.9

 

[137th of 178]

Ecological footprint

0.9

 

[121st of 141]

Endangered species protection

55.6%

 

[85th of 141]

Forest area > % of land area

24.83 % of land area

Time series

[110th of 195]

Forest area > sq. km

67,940 km²

Time series

[65th of 195]

Known mammal species

147

 

[63rd of 145]

Marine fish catch

0 tons

 

[128th of 141]

NOx emissions per populated area

0.16 thousand metric tons/squ

 

[103rd of 141]

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999

277

 

[145th of 199]

Protected area

10.4

 

[35th of 147]

SO2 emissions per populated area

80 thousand metric tons/squ

 

[130th of 141]

Threatened species

8

 

[139th of 158]

Threatened species > Mammal

6

 

[119th of 160]

Water > Availability

0.86 thousand cubic metres

 

[111st of 141]

Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration

5.87 mls/litre

 

[116th of 141]

Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions

10.12 %

Time series

[2nd of 114]

Wildness

1.81%

 

[83rd of 141]

 

SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; World Resources Institute ; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center ; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC World Resources Institute; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland 2000, and Redefining Progress .; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora , Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; FAOSTAT on-line database ; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on Emissions Scenarios , Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication ; Jacaranda Atlas ; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System /Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC Island Press, 2001; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Burkina Faso, Upper Volta

2) Human geography

Age distribution
 

Burkina Faso Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990


 

Burkina Faso Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995


 

Burkina Faso Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000


 

Burkina Faso Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003


 

Burkina Faso Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005


 

Burkina Faso Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010


 

Burkina Faso Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020


 

Burkina Faso Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050



Source US Census Bureau July 17, 2003

Labor
 

Child employment in manufacturing > % of economically active children ages 7-14

0.5 %

[2nd of 10]

Compensation of employees > % of expense

40.72 %

[10th of 97]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

43.46

[5th of 89]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

70.66

[22nd of 162]

Female economic activity growth

-3%

[150th of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

33.6 weeks of wages

[94th of 164]

force, female > % of total labor force

46.62 %

[37th of 184]

force, total

5,834,261

[64th of 184]

Labor force > By occupation

agriculture 90%

 

Parental leave > Paid maternity leave

14 weeks

 

Regulation

53

[67th of 123]

Regulation > Employment Conditions

79

[53rd of 123]

Rigidity of employment index

64

[12th of 166]

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment

32.4 %

[48th of 71]

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force

0.5 %

[43rd of 95]

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force

1.5 %

[43rd of 95]

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force

2.6 %

[83rd of 101]

Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24

2.1 %

[34th of 77]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$

44,000,000 $

[86th of 149]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

43,607,530 BoP $

[72nd of 115]

 

SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details
ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia
Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Burkina Faso, Upper Volta


People
 

Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population

1

[8th of 185]

Age structure > 0-14 years

46

[14th of 226]

Age structure > 15-64 years

51.2

[217th of 226]

Gender development

0.312

[139th of 141]

Percentage living in rural areas.

82%

[10th of 193]

Percentage living in urban areas

18%

[190th of 199]

Population > CIA Factbook

15,264,735

[62nd of 240]

Population ages 0-14 > % of total

47.18 %

[8th of 185]

Projected population growth

179.53%

[14th of 141]

Rural population

10,807,140

[44th of 193]

Sex ratio > 15-64 years

0.96

[180th of 223]

Total Population

13,902,972

[62nd of 227]

Total Population > Female

6,982,128

[63rd of 227]

Total Population > Male

6,920,844

[62nd of 227]

Urban population

2,420,694

[113rd of 195]

Urban population growth > annual %

5.11 annual %

[8th of 195]

Urbanization

17

[197th of 204]

Urbanization in 2015

23.1%

[156th of 164]

Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males

42

[141st of 144]

Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males

102

[161st of 173]

 

SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; CIA World Factbook , 28 July 2005; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York; UNICEF

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Burkina Faso, Upper Volta

Mortality
 

Child employment in manufacturing > % of economically active children ages 7-14

0.5 %

[2nd of 10]

Compensation of employees > % of expense

40.72 %

[10th of 97]

Economic activity > Both sexes aged 10-14

43.46

[5th of 89]

Economic activity > Men aged 65 plus

70.66

[22nd of 162]

Female economic activity growth

-3%

[150th of 156]

Firing cost > weeks of wages

33.6 weeks of wages

[94th of 164]

force, female > % of total labor force

46.62 %

[37th of 184]

force, total

5,834,261

[64th of 184]

Labor force > By occupation

agriculture 90%

 

Parental leave > Paid maternity leave

14 weeks

 

Regulation

53

[67th of 123]

Regulation > Employment Conditions

79

[53rd of 123]

Rigidity of employment index

64

[12th of 166]

Unemployment with secondary education, female > % of female unemployment

32.4 %

[48th of 71]

Unemployment, female > % of female labor force

0.5 %

[43rd of 95]

Unemployment, male > % of male labor force

1.5 %

[43rd of 95]

Unemployment, total > % of total labor force

2.6 %

[83rd of 101]

Unemployment, youth total > % of total labor force ages 15-24

2.1 %

[34th of 77]

Workers' remittances and compensation of employees, paid > US$

44,000,000 $

[86th of 149]

Workers' remittances, receipts > BoP, current US$

43,607,530 BoP $

[72nd of 115]

 

SOURCES World Development Indicators database ; Economic activity rate and economically active population, by sex, thirteen age groups, 1950-2010 (ILO estimates and projections) are data from the International Labour Union (ILO). Source details ILO, Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, fourth edition, diskette database (Geneva, 1997). The latest set of estimates and projections covering the period 1950-2010 (4th edition) was released by ILO in December 1996. These data are updated every five-ten years by ILO and a new set of these data is in preparation; calculated on the basis of data on the economically active population and total population from ILO (International Labour Organization). 2002. Estimates and Projections of the Economically Active Population, 1950-2010, 4th ed., rev. 2. Database. Geneva; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia Parental leave ; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference.; The World Bank Group The original methodology and data come from The Regulation of Labor, by Juan Botero, Simeon Djankov, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, and Andrei Shleifer. When using the data, please also cite this paper as a reference

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Burkina Faso, Upper Volta


Immigration
 

immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

5.844

[72nd of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

773,000

[43rd of 195]

immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world

>0.5%

 

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[103rd of 225]

Refugees

840

[87th of 110]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

18 Jun 1980 a

 

US visa lottery winners

34 US visa lottery winners

[104th of 178]

 

SOURCES Wikipedia List of countries by immigrant population; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook ; United Nations Treaty Collection; US Department of State
Bureau of Consular Affairs

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Burkina Faso, Upper Volta

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