Burkina Faso Quick Facts
Population is about 20 million.
Citizens of Burkina Faso are called Burkinabé.
80% of the population relies on their own agriculture to live whether it's farming for a profit or subsistence farming, according to UNICEF.
Burkina Faso ranks the 13th poorest country in the world on the human capital index and 40.1% of the population lives under the poverty line according to World Bank.
75% of elementary-aged children are enrolled in school.
18% of boys and 13% of girls who are middle school-aged are enrolled in school, according to UNICEF.
The official language is French, but there are over 59 local languages according to Wikipedia. Most people speak a local language regularly, French is spoken in official spaces.