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GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart57,498M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart63,794M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart3,518€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart3,903$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart13,911 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart15,434 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart24.20%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart851 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart944$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-825 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-915 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-1.44%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart7,051.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart7,823.12015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart1,152.52013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart1,530.62013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart20.64%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart17.83%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart247.32015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart274.42015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart3.62%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart12.26%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart431€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart479$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart73€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart98$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart64€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart86$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart15€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart17$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba106/30/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBB07/17/2006S&P Rating [+]
BB04/19/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart282016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart78º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart80.42015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart41º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart97º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.1%2016Q2Unemployment rate [+]
163 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
302.7 $2013NMW [+]
229.4 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart86º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
4.7%November 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
3.00%10/01/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart88º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart110.312014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
7.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart9,454.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart10,465.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart16.74%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart15,355.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart16,997.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart27.65%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-5,901.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-6,532.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart-10.91%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1532016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart16,673,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart76,3522015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart6,587.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart0.47%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart162.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,017,5172015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart6.23%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.6272014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart117º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart105º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
59º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart26.75‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart3.162015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart5.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart71.962015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart4,9982014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart31.22014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart0.892015CO2 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