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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart112,399M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart125,675M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart11,500€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart12,784$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,993€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
29,424M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart83,665 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart92,608 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart74.10%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart8,511 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart9,473$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-2,076 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-2,298 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-1.80%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart53,356.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart59,060.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart4,683.22011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart6,507.72011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart9.30%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
5,128.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
2,404.41998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart10.14%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart921.82015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart1,022.62015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart1.94%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart47.50%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart5,428€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart6,008$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart469€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart652$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart520€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart234$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart93€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart104$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa311/04/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBBB-09/16/2016S&P Rating [+]
BBB-05/12/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart482016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart63º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart49.12015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart53º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart33º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.3%April 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
4.5%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
207 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
434.1 $2017NMW [+]
411.5 €2017NMW [+]
10,635€2016Average Wage [+]
11,353$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart32º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
305.150007/24/2017Euro / Hungarian forints [+]
10.50%07/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.9%February 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.0%June 2017HICP [+]
4.6%May 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.90%05/25/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart41º2017Doing Business [+]
6.2%May 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
105,384June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
13.29May 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
472,0002016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart366.952014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
27.00%01/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
33.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart92,138.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart101,980.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart81.97%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart84,637.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart93,690.1 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart75.30%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart7,500.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart8,290.3 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart6.67%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
6.7%May 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1052016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart9,797,5612016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart449,6322015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart4,021.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart4.57%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart916.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart595,9372015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart6.06%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8282014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart15º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart101º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
39º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart9.70‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.452015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart13.00‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart75.702015Life expectancy [+]
4.70‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.10‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1462014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.52014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.5%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart4.892015CO2 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