Burkina Faso

Risk of future displacement

Average expected number of displacements per year – for sudden-onset hazards:

IDMC uses information about the probability of future hazard scenarios to model displacement risk based on probable housing destruction. Find out how we calculate our metrics here and explore the likelihood of future displacement around the world here.

Latest GRID confidence assessment
Displacement type IDPs (Stock) New Displacement (Flow)
Reporting units
Key informants
Key informants
Geographical disaggregation Subnational - admin 1 Subnational - admin 1
Geographical coverage All relevant areas covered All relevant areas covered
Frequency of reporting Upon request Upon request
Disaggregation on sex No No
Disaggregation on age No No
Data triangulation Some local triangulation Some local triangulation
Data on settlement elsewhere No No
Data on returns No No
Data on local integration No No
Data on deaths No No
Data on births No No

Latest figures analysis

IDMC’s displacement estimates for Burkina Faso are based on IDP registration data from the government (SP/CONASUR) collected by OCHA. Violence in the Sahel region flared up in 2017 due to activities of Ansarul Islam and other criminal groups, leading to an upsurge in new displacements. The figures are likely to be significant underestimates, as many IDPs affected by the conflict have not been registered by SP/CONASUR."

Download GRID extended figures analysis (PDF, 306 KB)

Latest GRID stock figure by year of data update