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GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart223,168M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart247,025M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart12,394€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart13,719$2016GDP per capita [+]
3,290€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
59,239M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart37,973 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart42,131 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart17.37%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart2,109 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart2,340$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-4,561 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-5,060 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-2.09%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart54,756.72015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart60,752.62015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart9,551.42013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart12,685.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart19.07%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
10,165.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
11,278.12015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart15.88%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart4,188.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart4,647.42015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart8.74%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart25.05%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart3,041€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart3,374$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart542€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart719$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart565€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart626$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart233€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart258$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa307/11/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]12/05/2014B-AA-12/26/2012S&P Rating [+]
A+12/13/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart662016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart35º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart41.52015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart42º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart44º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.6%February 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.8%2015Q4Unemployment rate [+]
613 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
358.7 $2016NMW [+]
329.5 €2016NMW [+]
10,688€2016Average Wage [+]
11,830$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart45º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
751.140005/23/2017Euro / Chilean pesos [+]
15.69%05/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.7%April 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
-5.5%March 2016PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
2.50%05/19/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart57º2017Doing Business [+]
-1.6%December 2016IPI Year on Year [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart240.702014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
40.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart54,130.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart59,916.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart24.26%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart53,144.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart58,825.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart23.81%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart986.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart1,091.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart0.44%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
3.6%December 2016Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart242015Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart18,006,0002015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart469,4362015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart127.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart2.61%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart812.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart612,4092015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart3.40%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8322014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201688ºchart27º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart70º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
21º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart13.05‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.752015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart5.14‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart81.792015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart6382014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart3.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.10chart4.402014CO2 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