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GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart1,624,918M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart1,798,622M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart7,884€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart8,727$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,363€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
487,033M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart1,272,911 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart1,408,985 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart78.32%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart6,176 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart6,835$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-145,863 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-161,456 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-8.97%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart676,752.92016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart749,097.82016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart113,411.72012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart145,732.02012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart15.57%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
67,784.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
18,616.22000Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart6.78%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart22,178.32015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart24,579.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart3.73%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart41.64%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart3,284€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart3,635$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart569€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart731$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart349€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart464$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart108€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart120$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba205/26/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBB02/17/2016S&P Rating [+]
BB05/19/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart402016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart75º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart62.62015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart21º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart69º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.2%February 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
10.9%2016Q1Unemployment rate [+]
12,281 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
225.4 $2016NMW [+]
204.1 €2016NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart78º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3.622507/21/2017Euro / Brazilian reals [+]
7.40%07/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.6%June 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
3.0%June 2017HICP [+]
7.3%August 2015PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
10.25%05/31/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart123º2017Doing Business [+]
1,715,062June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
10.12June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,156,3562016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart205.862014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
27.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart167,386.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart185,279.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart10.30%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart129,618.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart143,474.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart7.98%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart37,768.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart41,805.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart2.32%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
-11.4%May 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart242016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart206,101,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart713,5682015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart2,896.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart0.35%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart1,628.32015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,544,0242015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart0.76%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.7552014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart108º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart79º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
56º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart14.51‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.782015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart6.16‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart74.682015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart55,5742015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart26.72015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart2.342015CO2 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