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GDP Mill.$ [+]201511,100M.$chart1,550,537M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201510,003M.€chart1,397,352M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart43,280$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart39,005€2015GDP per capita [+]
9,752€2016Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
349,380M.€2016Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart1,278,568 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart1,418,571 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.24%chart91.50%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart39,601$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart35,689 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-18,453 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-20,474 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.94%chart-1.32%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart564,711.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart626,547.82015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013552.2chart94,305.72011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.6chart67,779.32011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart12.19%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
38,068.71998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
100,522.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart18.77%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014207.9chart15,030.52015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014153.7chart13,545.62015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart5.60%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.38%chart40.41%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart17,489$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart15,763€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201333$chart2,749$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart1,976€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart1,262$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart2,804€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart420$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart378€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa11/02/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]12/05/2014B-AAA07/29/2002S&P Rating [+]
AAA08/03/2016Fitch 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
1,233 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
1,595.7 $2015NMW [+]
6.8%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.4%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
1,316.4 €2015NMW [+]
39,792$2015Average Wage [+]
35,864€2015Average Wage [+]
Markets
1.390702/24/2017Euro / Canadian dollars [+]
1.67%02/24/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
14502/24/2017Risk Premium [+]
1.66%02/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.1%January 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.1%December 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.50%07/15/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart22º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart643.712014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
661,110December 2016Passengers vehicles Year [+]
55.36December 2016Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
2,283,4742015Motor vehicle production [+]
Taxes
5.00%01/01/2008Standard VAT [+]
49.5%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,922.0 M.€chart368,161.1 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,132.5 M.$chart408,474.7 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201519.97%chart26.35%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,386.1 M.€chart393,305.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20152,647.4 M.$chart436,372.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201524.79%chart28.15%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-464.1 M.€chart-25,144.0 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-514.9 M.$chart-27,897.3 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-4.82%chart-1.80%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
3.9%December 2016Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart1,325.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart23,675.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.56‰chart7.40‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Density [+]201566chart42015Density [+]
Population [+]201518,105,570chart35,825,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart7,835,5022015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.9132014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201688ºchart2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart35º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201440.03‰chart10.90‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20145.52chart1.612014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201458.59chart81.962014Life expectancy [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.42013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart5052013Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.10chart15.902014CO2 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