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BURKINABE YOUTH OVERVIEW

BURKINABE YOUTH OVERVIEW

 

(Download Burkinabe Youth overview as a PDF)

 

DEMOGRAPHICS

  • Population: 12,272,289 (Ranked 65th in the world by the US Census Bureau)
  • Population density: 113 per square mile
  • Children 0-14: 47.5 % 5,829,392
  • Teenage 10-19: 24.7% 3,025,268
  • Youth between 15-24: 20.3% 2,495,769
  • Seniors Over 70: 1.7% 204,521
  • Male to female ratio: 95 males per 100 females
  • Birth rate: 45.26 births per 1,000 people
  • Life expectancy at birth: 45.9 years for males and 47 years for females
  • Infant mortality rate: 106.9 per 1000 live births

EDUCATIONAL LANDSCAPE

Pre-primary

Beginning age, 4

Duration, 3 years

Primary

Beginning age, 7

Duration, 6 years

Secondary

Beginning age, 13

Duration, 7 years