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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart51,889M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart57,436M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart10,683€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart11,825$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,770€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
13,453M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart20,413 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart22,648 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart40.83%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart4,246 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart4,711$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-2,820 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-3,128 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-5.64%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart9,630.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart10,685.02015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart3,588.02015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart3,980.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart23.38%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
2,524.32014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
3,353.52014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart23.34%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart0%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart19.26%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart2,003€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart2,222$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart746€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart828$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart529€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart703$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart0€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart0$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba202/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBB-02/25/2016S&P Rating [+]
BB01/19/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart582016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart52º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart46.72015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart45º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.5%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
192 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
526.1 $2015NMW [+]
433.4 €2015NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart53º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
2.85%08/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.2%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
3.00%07/31/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart62º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart216.302014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
13.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
15.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart8,704.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart9,634.4 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart16.77%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart13,661.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart15,121.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart26.33%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-4,957.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-5,487.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-9.55%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart952016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart4,857,2742016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart421,6972015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart552.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart8.77%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart785.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart133,1852015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart2.77%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7762015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart34º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart32º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
28º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart14.52‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart4.89‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart79.592015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart5662015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart11.82015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart1.722015CO2 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