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GDP Mill.$ [+]201533,238M.$chart11,100M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201529,958M.€chart10,004M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]20153,099$chart613$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20152,793€chart553€2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201510,830 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201512,016 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201536.16%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,121$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,010 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,059 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-2,284 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-6.87%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201514,808.4chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201513,347.0chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,339.1chart552.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,760.7chart415.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201416.85%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.75%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015535.9chart203.12014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015483.0chart152.92014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20077.73%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201544.56%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,381$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,245€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014221$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014167€chart25€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014108€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014144$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201550$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201545€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/10/2016Ba3
S&P Rating [+]02/09/2015CCCB-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/22/2016BB-
Corruption Index [+]201534chart382015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016117ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.0chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201573ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
NMW [+]2014174.9 $
Unemployment rate [+]2011Q25.5%
NMW [+]2014126.8 €
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20163.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/01/20161.83%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017149ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201468.27chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200613.00%
Trade
Exports [+]20157,445.5 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20158,260.7 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201524.85%chart19.21%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20158,654.5 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20159,602.2 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201528.89%chart23.85%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,209.1 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,341.5 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-4.04%chart-4.64%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20147.43‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Population [+]201510,724,705chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Density [+]201510chart662015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.662chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201681ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201623ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201555º
Birth Rate [+]201423.90‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20142.97chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201468.34chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,270chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201212.4chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,105,570
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU