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GDP Mill. € [+]201510,003M.€chart20,916M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201511,100M.$chart23,152M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015552€chart15,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015613$chart17,594$2016GDP per capita [+]
4,081€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
5,370M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart2,036 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart2,259 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.24%chart10.10%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart1,547 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart1,743$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart27 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart30 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.94%chart0.10%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart8,168.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart9,062.62015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013412.8chart859.62012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013552.2chart1,109.42012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart12.06%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
973.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,080.52015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart13.54%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014157.3chart412.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014207.9chart461.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart108.70%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.38%chart40.30%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart6,207€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart6,887$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart647€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201333$chart837$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart742€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart823$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart313€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart351$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A107/24/2015Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]12/05/2014B-AA-08/09/2011S&P Rating [+]
A+11/18/2016Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart702016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart30º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart43.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart38º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart24º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.2%December 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
6.6%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
45 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
495.4 $2017NMW [+]
470.0 €2017NMW [+]
12,926€2015Average Wage [+]
14,341$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart16º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
4.86%03/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
3.4%February 2017HICP [+]
5.6%February 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart12º2017Doing Business [+]
6.7%January 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
22,659February 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
21.08February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart570.092014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%07/01/2009Standard VAT [+]
21.3%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,922.0 M.€chart11,896.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,132.5 M.$chart12,905.6 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201519.21%chart56.88%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,386.1 M.€chart13,499.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20152,647.4 M.$chart14,510.0 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201523.85%chart64.54%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-464.1 M.€chart-1,602.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-514.9 M.$chart-1,604.4 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-4.64%chart-7.66%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.7%January 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201566chart292015Density [+]
Population [+]201518,105,570chart1,315,9442015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart202,3482015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart445.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart15.38%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart176.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8612014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201688ºchart36º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart22º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
23º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201440.03‰chart10.60‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20145.52chart1.582015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.56‰chart11.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201458.59chart78.002015Life expectancy [+]
4.70‰2014Crude marriage rate [+]
2.40‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart412014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart3.12014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
21.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.10chart15.142014CO2 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