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Burkina Faso Immigration Detention

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International migrants (2015): 704,700
New asylum applications (2016): 77

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7,544

Criminal prison population

2015

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
7,5442015
5,8232013
5,1982010
4,2072007
2,7992004
2,7572001
2,0391998
1,6531995


4.1

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2013

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
4.12013


41

Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)

2015

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
412015
322013
312010
282007
202004
212001
171998
151995



18,106,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
18,106,0002015


704,700

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
704,7002015


3.9

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
3.92015


32,546

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
32,5462016
34,0172015
31,8942014


1.81

Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants

2014

  • Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
NumberObservation Date
1.812014


77

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
772016
1902014


100

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
1002014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015

International Law Expand all

International treaties Show sources
Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  15/16
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 19992005
CRPD, Optional Protocol to o the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities2009
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661999
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
3/92017
Relevant recommendations issued by treaty bodies Show sources
NameRecommendation ExcerptRecommendation Year
Committee on Migrant Workers"§25 (b) ensure that any form of detention of migrant workers for offences against immigration law is not arbitrary and is used only as a measure of last resort; (c) take measures to improve conditions of detention, including in detention facilities for foreign nationals, in the light of international standards."2013

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights1984
ACRWC, African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child1992
APRW, Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol)2006

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20092017
No20132017

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
1,0942014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
1212014
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
3.12014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD) Show sources
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in USD)Observation Date
1,119.92014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
183Low2015

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