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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart349,344M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart386,752M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart40,000€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart44,498$2016GDP per capita [+]
10,338€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
90,693M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart295,719 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart327,332 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart84.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart33,708 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart37,646$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-5,430 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-6,010 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-1.60%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart178,507.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart197,589.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart18,171.52014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart24,147.02014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart10.48%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
27,428.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
30,360.82016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart16.27%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart2,287.52015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart2,538.32015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart1.44%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart51.10%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart20,348€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart22,523$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart2,128€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart2,826$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart3,156€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart3,494$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart265€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart294$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa106/24/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAA+01/13/2012S&P Rating [+]
AA+07/28/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart752016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart23º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart26.02015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart111º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart20º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.2%June 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.0%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
264 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
44,409€2016Average Wage [+]
49,156$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart11º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.58%08/18/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
1808/18/2017Risk Premium [+]
21.38%08/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.1%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.0%July 2017HICP [+]
1.3%June 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart19º2017Doing Business [+]
2.6%May 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
344,395June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
44.65June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
108,0002016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart599.262014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2016Standard VAT [+]
55.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart137,515.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart152,381.2 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart39.36%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart142,437.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart157,093.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart40.77%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-4,922.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-4,712.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-1.41%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
0.9%June 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1052016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart8,772,8652016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,492,3742015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart2,814.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart17.17%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart3,738.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart575,8282015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart6.63%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8852014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart52º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
13º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart10.00‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.492015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart9.20‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart81.302015Life expectancy [+]
4.30‰2013Crude marriage rate [+]
1.90‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart442015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.52015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.1%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart8.692015CO2 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