For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for Burkina Faso from 1960 to 2018. The average value for Burkina Faso during that period was 50.55 percent with a minumum of 49.1 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 51.16 percent in 1987.
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Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.