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GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart386,973M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20159,623M.€chart349,601M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart44,530$2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart40,230€2016GDP per capita [+]
10,190€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
88,554M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart290,762 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart322,600 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.24%chart85.50%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart37,119$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart33,459 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-3,543 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-3,931 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.94%chart-1.00%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart175,411.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart194,619.32015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013552.2chart22,216.82012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.6chart17,284.92012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart10.71%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
29,491.02015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
26,580.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart16.27%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014207.9chart2,518.82015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014153.7chart2,287.52015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart1.59%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.38%chart51.60%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart22,396$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart20,185€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201333$chart2,637$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart2,049€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart3,439$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart3,099€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart292$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart265€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa106/24/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]12/05/2014B-AA+01/13/2012S&P Rating [+]
AA+02/03/2017Fitch 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
279 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart11º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
5.7%December 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
6.1%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
48,245$2015Average Wage [+]
43,484€2015Average Wage [+]
Markets
0.50%02/24/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
2802/24/2017Risk Premium [+]
6.92%02/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.0%January 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.1%January 2017HICP [+]
0.5%December 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart19º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart599.262014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
331,937January 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
43.42January 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
3.9%November 2016IPI Year on Year [+]
125,5002015Motor vehicle production [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2016Standard VAT [+]
50.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,922.0 M.€chart137,377.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,132.5 M.$chart152,335.0 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201519.97%chart39.30%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,386.1 M.€chart141,550.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20152,647.4 M.$chart155,235.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201524.79%chart40.49%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-464.1 M.€chart-4,173.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-514.9 M.$chart-2,900.3 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-4.82%chart-1.19%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
2.1%December 2016Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart2,814.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart3,738.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.56‰chart9.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
13.9%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Density [+]201566chart1042015Density [+]
Population [+]201518,105,570chart8,690,0762015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,492,3742015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8852014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201688ºchart2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart52º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
13º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201440.03‰chart9.80‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20145.52chart1.492015Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201458.59chart81.602014Life expectancy [+]
4.30‰2013Crude marriage rate [+]
2.00‰2012Crude divorce rate [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.52014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart402014Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.10chart8.192014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,105,570
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU