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Country fact sheet: Burkina Faso

Population

- Total population: 20 903 000
- Female population: 10 459 000
- Male population: 10 445 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 40.2
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 35.9
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.452
- Category: Low
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 62.7
- Female population (years): 65.2
- Male population (years): 60.1
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 112.0
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 84.4
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Cervix uteri (32.7)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (20.3)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (35.9)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (23.8)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal