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GDP Mill. € [+]201630,542M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201633,806M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20162,805€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,105$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201613,252 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201614,669 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201642.10%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,217 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,307$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,038 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,256 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-6.47%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201612,240.7chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201613,549.2chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,822.7chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,421.5chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201416.84%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.75%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016511.6chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016566.3chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20077.73%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.89%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,124€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,244$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014173€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014229$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014108€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014144$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201647€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201652$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/01/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]07/11/2017CCC-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/07/2017BB-
Corruption Index [+]201633chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016117ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.0chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016109ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2011Q25.5%
NMW [+]2014209.9 $
NMW [+]2014152.2 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201573ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20173.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/17/20172.92%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017149ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201468.27chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200613.00%
Trade
Exports [+]20166,295.8 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20166,968.9 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201620.61%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20167,565.2 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20168,373.9 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.77%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,269.4 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,405.1 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-4.16%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201610chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,887,882chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015142,989chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,198.8chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.33%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015225.8chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015799,605chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.46%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.662chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201786ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201623ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201555º
Birth Rate [+]201523.59‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.92chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.36‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201568.74chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,270chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201212.4chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.69chart0.132015CO2 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