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Burkina Faso

 

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 Burkina Faso
All information: Burkina Faso
 
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Area:274,220 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:18,646,000 323,128,000

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Politik

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Ouagadougou Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:68.0 32.9
Life expectancy males:59.6 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:61.0 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:38.92 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:8.57 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:0.00 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)
 
Political stability:45 74
Civil rights:39 99
Health:0 70
Security:79 67
Climate:47 65
Cost of Living:37 33
Popularity:2 92


Economy

Currency:West African Franc US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:6.3 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:-0.25 % 1.26 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:41.30 % 43.80 %
Average income:549 € 50,323 €
corruption index:42 (bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:10,351 Mio €0.56 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:10,176 Mio €0.55 M € 16,260,820 M €50.32 M €
Exported goods:2,894 M €0.16 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:3,598 M €0.19 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:15,272 km0.82 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:622 km0.03 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Airports:230.001 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:1.32 bn kWh70,844.65 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:944.00 m kWh50,626.30 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:443.00 m kWh23,757.90 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.85 m t152.80 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+226 +1
Internet domain:.bf .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:64,0003 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:15,404,040826 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:1,7950 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:2,603,042140 246,147,996762



Climate

Detailed info for: Burkina Faso and United States

Daytime temperatures:35.3 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.6 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:51 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:16 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:63.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.1 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Mossi:50.2 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Ful:9.7 % n/a
Gurma:5.7 % n/a
Busansi:3.5 % n/a
Dagara:3.1 % n/a
Dyula:2.6 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:25.2 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:23.2 % 78.5 %
Islam:60.5 % 0.6 %
Animism:15.3 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.7 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
nondenominational:0.4 % n/a
other:0.6 % 18.5 %