Least Developed Country Category: Burkina Faso Profile

* Data from the 2021 triennial review

Burkina Faso Snapshot in PDF

LDC status

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Inclusion: 1971

Reports and resolutions

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Inclusion

CDP report: 1971
GA resolution: A/RES/2768(XXVI)

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

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Value:

$ 753

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Thresholds

Inclusion: $ 1,018
Graduation: $ 1,222
Income-only graduation: $ 2,444

Human assets index (HAI)*

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Index:

56.0

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Thresholds

Inclusion: 60 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators

Under-five mortality rate
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
stat Value: 87.5 stat Value: 41.3
Index: 53.0 Index: 34.8
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation Source: UNESCO
Prevalence of stunting
Adult literacy rate
stat Value: 26.1 stat Value: 41.2
Index: 52.8 Index: 21.6
Source: UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Joint Child Malnutrition Estimates Source: UNESCO
Maternal Mortality Rate
Gender parity index for gross secondary school enrolment
stat Value: 320 stat Value: 1.03
Index: 73.6 Index: 100.0
Source: UN IAG for Maternal Mortality Source: UNESCO

Economic and environmental vulnerability index (EVI)*

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Index:

48.6

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Thresholds

Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators

Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
stat Value: 23.6 stat Value: 0.0
Index: 38.4 Index: 0.0
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division Source: CIESIN
Remoteness and landlockedness
Share of population living in drylands
stat Value: 57.4 stat Value: 94.9
Index: 59.2 Index: 94.9
Source: CDP Source: CDP
Merchandise export concentration
Instability of agricultural production
stat Value: 0.67 stat Value: 8.4
Index: 67.5 Index: 37.3
Source: UNCTAD Source: FAO
Instability of exports of goods and services
Victims of disasters
stat Value: 5.9 stat Value: 2.20
Index: 11.7 Index: 80.1
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division Source: EM-DAT

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