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Burkina Faso Population and Housing Census 1996


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Recensement général de la population et de l’habitation de 1996
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/1996 - 12/1996
Data type
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

This was the third census conducted in Burkina Faso. It contained questions covering housing materials, cooking fuels, household deaths, education, and employment. Literacy and type of handicap were self-reported. A report containing tabular results is available online in two parts.

Suggested citation 

National Institute of Statistics and Demography (INSD) (Burkina Faso), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), European Union (EU), African Development Bank (AfDB). Burkina Faso Population and Housing Census 1996.