Lavigery

Burkina Faso

Our work in Burkina Faso

 

Local facts

Capital: Ouagadougou
Population: 17 million
Poverty index: 0.536%
Life expectancy: 53.7 years
Access to clean water: 76%
Adult literacy: 21.8%
GDP per head: $1,200 (2010 est.)
HIV/AIDS rates: 1.2% (2009 est.)
Infant mortality: 81.4/1,000 live births
Religions: Muslim 60.5%, Roman Catholic 19%, Other 20.5%

Taken from CIA website, except the poverty index, taken from the UNDP.
All correct Nov 2016

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