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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart10,775M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart11,927M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart3,746€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart4,147$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart7,565 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart8,394 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart73.68%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart2,621 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart2,909$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-416 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-462 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-4.05%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart3,118.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart3,459.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart340.72013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart452.52013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart12.12%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart9.37%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart132.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart146.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart4.75%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart30.37%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart1,080€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart1,199$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart117€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart156$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart103€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart134$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart46€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart51$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B108/04/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BB+02/05/2016S&P Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart392016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart93º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart61.92015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart86º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart92º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
14.2%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
193 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
200.0 $2017NMW [+]
181.0 €2017NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart66º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
132.280008/22/2017Euro / Lek [+]
Money Market
1.25%05/04/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart58º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart156.432014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
23.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart1,771.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart1,962.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart16.44%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart4,169.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart4,669.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart38.69%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-2,399.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-2,707.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-22.26%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1002016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart2,876,1012016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart57,6162015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart1,047.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart2.00%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart194.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,122,9102015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart38.91%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7642015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart57º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart62º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
53º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart11.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.672015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart7.80‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart77.902015Life expectancy [+]
8.70‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.30‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart662015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart2.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart1.532015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,646,433
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU