Burkino Fasso Basic Facts

 
  BURKINA FASO

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Population Mid 2003............................... 13,228,460
GNP per capita 2003 (Purchasing Power Parity US$)........... 1,100
GDP 2003 (Purchasing Power Parity US$ billions)................ 12.1


Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.4
Labor force (%) ....... 2.0

Total Area...................................................................105,869 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 17
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................44
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births).......................................99
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................33
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................79