Facts and Figures
23.145 million
Net Migration Rate
-1,114 migrants/1000 population
589 million
Immigrants (2020)

Due to its geographical position, Burkina Faso is a West African crossroad between coastal countries and land-locked countries. The Government of Burkina Faso faces several challenges relating to the management of large flows of incoming and outgoing migrants including both regular and irregular migrants with concomitant challenges such as internal displacement, counter-trafficking, migration and development, migration and health, border management, etc.


Contact information

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
OIM Burkina Faso
Quartier Ouaga 2000 – Arrondissement 12, Secteur 52, 01 BP 6067 Ouagadougou 01 - Burkina Faso

Tel: +226 25 37 40 38
Email: oimburkinafaso@iom.int