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Sahel

Region in Burkina Faso

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
1985-12-10
Population
Census
1996-12-10
Population
Census
2006-12-09
Population
Census
2019-11-16
SahelRegion521,911708,332968,4421,094,907
OudalanProvince106,194137,160195,964158,146
SénoProvince150,779201,760264,991404,104
SoumProvince186,812252,993347,335363,633
YaghaProvince78,126116,419160,152169,024
Burkina FasoRepublic7,964,70510,312,60914,017,26220,487,979

Source: Institut National de la Statistique et de la Demographie, Burkina Faso (web).

Explanation: The figures for 2019 are preliminary. Due to the security situation during the 2019 census, population figures for 7 communes in Burkina Faso were completely estimated and counts were enhanced by estimates in the case of 31 communes. 313 Burkinabè communes were fully counted.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2019)
Males555,053
Females539,854
Age Groups (C 2006)
0-14 years456,676
15-64 years475,260
65+ years29,864
Urbanization (C 2019)
Rural965,869
Urban129,038