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GDP Mill. € [+]2016492,478M.€chart9,624M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016545,124M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,232€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,432$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q13,190€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q1139,882M.€
Debt [+]2016252,555 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016279,553 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201651.27%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,760 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,374$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-28,529 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-31,579 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.79%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016194,535.5chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016215,331.4chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201322,211.8chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201332,677.6chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201315.09%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201410,812.8
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201414,364.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.92%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,535.2chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,436.2chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20045.23%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.49%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,437€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,911$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013526€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013774$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014244€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014348$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015104€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015125$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/06/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]04/04/2017BB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/04/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201636chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016106ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201547.6chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201647ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201681ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20168.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q26.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4937 m.
NMW [+]2017508.5 $
NMW [+]2017480.0 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201548ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Argentinian pesos [+]07/28/201720.4964
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/28/201728.22%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 201724.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/19/201726.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017116ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017477,221
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201714.96
Motor vehicle production [+]2016472,776
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014311.21chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201652,160.6 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201657,736.6 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201610.59%chart20.38%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201650,238.6 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201655,609.1 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201610.20%chart27.99%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20161,922.0 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20162,127.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.39%chart-7.61%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201616chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201643,847,000chart18,634,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,086,302chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015483.1chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.81%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20153,616.6chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015940,273chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.17%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.836chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201755ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201633ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201531º
Birth Rate [+]201517.36‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.31chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.55‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.33chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,837chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.5chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.40chart0.132015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,634,000
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU