Burkina Faso

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Key Indicators
Income Group Low-income
Regional Group Africa
Population (Total) 20,903,278
GDP (current US$, millions) 46,077
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 2,203

Performance Overview

ISO3

BFA

Country

Burkina Faso

Score

30.54

Rank

117

Technology

18.17

People

31.25

Governance

36.59

Impact

36.15

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 18.17
SCORERANK

Access

31.25 119

1. Mobile tariffs

29.70115

2. Handset prices

16.76122

3. Households with internet access

12.68117

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

80.5237

5. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

78.53119

6. International internet bandwidth

0.4372

7. Internet access in schools

0.1469

Content

13.79 123

1. GitHub commits

0.00129

2. Wikipedia edits

21.14115

3. Internet domain registrations

0.03126

4. Mobile apps development

36.26124

5. AI scientific publications

11.50110

Future technologies

9.46 128

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

2.44124

2. Investment in emerging technologies

23.92109

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

2.04107
Pillar: People 31.25
SCORERANK

Individuals

28.11 126

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

76.8048

2. ICT skills

n/an/a

3. Use of virtual social networks

6.86120

4. Tertiary enrollment

4.42114

5. Adult literacy rate

24.35102

Business

28.78 101

1. Firms with website

8.91117

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

n/an/a

3. Professionals

12.74104

4. Technicians and associate professionals

19.8190

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

73.6785

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

n/an/a

Governments

36.85 83

1. Government online services

44.85107

2. Publication and use of open data

21.4167

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

18.41104

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

62.7217
Pillar: Governance 36.59
SCORERANK

Trust

20.52 113

1. Secure internet servers

13.89127

2. Cybersecurity

38.9298

3. Online access to financial account

27.2766

4. Internet shopping

2.00116

Regulation

52.24 101

1. Regulatory quality

30.8796

2. ICT regulatory environment

82.3567

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

12.07113

4. E-commerce legislation

75.0076

5. Privacy protection by law content

60.9285

Inclusion

37.01 114

1. E-Participation

49.3895

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

27.20108

3. Availability of local online content

8.47129

4. Gender gap in Internet use

n/an/a

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

63.0174
Pillar: Impact 36.15
SCORERANK

Economy

24.95 102

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

n/an/a

2. High-tech exports

14.8778

3. PCT patent applications

n/an/a

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

69.9427

5. Prevalence of gig economy

16.77113

6. ICT services exports

23.1874

Quality of life

48.12 110

1. Happiness

33.43104

2. Freedom to make life choices

51.36112

3. Income inequality

72.1454

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

35.57115

SDG Contribution

35.38 122

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

19.67123

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

n/an/a

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

2.25114

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

65.8993

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

53.69117

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