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Burkina Faso



General Information
Surface area274 000  km2
CapitalOuagadougou
UN StatusUN member since 20 September 1960
CurrencyCFA Franc BCEAO
Currency codeXOF
Internet top-level domain (TLD)BF
National Statistical Office National Statistical Office of Burkina Faso



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Vital Statistics of Burkina Faso

Population growth rate Population growth rate is the average annual percent change in the population, resulting from a surplus (or deficit) of births over deaths and the balance of migrants entering and leaving a country. The rate may be positive or negative.2011 est.3.1 % per year map
Birth rate Birth rate is the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 persons in the population at midyear; also known as crude birth rate.2011 est.43.59 births/1,000 population map
   Birth rate, boys 2011 est.22.12 births/1000 population map
   Birth rate, girls 2011 est.21.47 births/1000 population map
Death rate Death rate is the average annual number of deaths during a year per 1,000 population at midyear; also known as crude death rate.2011 est.12.7 deaths/1,000 population map
Net migration rate Net migration rate is the difference between the number of persons entering and leaving a country during the year2011 est.0.0 migrants/1000 population map
Total fertility rate Total fertility rate is the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime if she were to experience the exact current age-specific fertility rates through her lifetime, and she were to survive from birth through the end of her reproductive life. It is a synthetic measure that provides a good picture of how many children women are currently having. In other words it is the average number of children per woman.2011 est.6.14 children born/woman map
Infant mortality rate Infant mortality rate shows the number of deaths of infants under one year old in a given year per 1000 live births in the same year.2011 est.81.40 deaths/1000 live births map
   Infant mortality rate, boys 2011 est.88.88 deaths/1000 live births map
   Infant mortality rate, girls 2011 est.73.69 deaths/1000 live births map
See also:
 Vital Statistics of Africa
 Vital Statistics of the world