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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart1,382,386M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart1,529,224M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart38,157€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart42,210$2016GDP per capita [+]
10,340€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
374,617M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart1,275,862 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart1,412,252 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart92.33%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart35,217 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart38,971$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-26,883 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-29,757 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-1.95%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart563,307.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart623,524.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart67,889.82011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart94,462.42011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart12.22%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
99,977.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
38,068.71998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart18.77%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart13,703.72016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart15,159.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart5.66%2016Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart40.76%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart15,549€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart17,211$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart1,979€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart2,754$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart2,755€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart1,262$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart378€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart418$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa11/02/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAAA07/29/2002S&P Rating [+]
AAA07/24/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart822016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart13º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart25.72015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart48º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart15º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.3%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.5%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
1,277 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
1,377.7 $2016NMW [+]
1,261.4 €2016NMW [+]
34,789€2016Average Wage [+]
39,792$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.484808/23/2017Euro / Canadian dollars [+]
1.92%08/23/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
15208/23/2017Risk Premium [+]
-1.92%08/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.2%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
3.4%June 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.75%07/12/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart22º2017Doing Business [+]
653,719June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
56.14June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,370,2712016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart643.732014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
5.00%01/01/2008Standard VAT [+]
53.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart352,440.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart390,116.7 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart25.50%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart376,368.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart416,602.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart27.23%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-23,927.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-26,485.3 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-1.73%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
11.0%June 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart42016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart36,229,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart7,835,5022015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart1,325.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart21.87%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart23,675.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,286,1762015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart3.59%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9202015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart35º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart10.90‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.602015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart7.50‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart82.142015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart6042015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.72015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart15.452015CO2 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