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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart18,130M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart20,047M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart53,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart59,629$2016GDP per capita [+]
14,855€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
5,026M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart10,293 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart11,420 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart68.05%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart30,954 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart34,347$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart2,334 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart2,583 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart12.90%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart8,260.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart9,143.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart909.12013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart1,208.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart17.67%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,279.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,416.02016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart15.73%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart13.62012Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart17.42012Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart0.36%2012Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart45.60%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart24,414€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart27,024$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart2,810€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart3,710$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart3,847€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart4,258$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart42€2012Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart54$2012Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A309/01/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BA03/17/2017S&P Rating [+]
A-07/07/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart782016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart29º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart23.42015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart96º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart13º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
2.6%May 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
2.8%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
6 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
63,224€2016Average Wage [+]
69,983$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart20º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
127.400008/23/2017Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]
7.92%08/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
-1.9%July 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
4.50%06/14/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart20º2017Doing Business [+]
19,337June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
64.37June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart783.862014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
24.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
44.4%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart4,026.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart4,455.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart22.21%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart4,987.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart5,699.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart27.51%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-961.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-1,243.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-5.30%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart32016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart338,3492016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart37,5222015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart190.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart11.28%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart126.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart38,4962015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart11.58%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9212015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart12.00‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart6.90‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart82.502015Life expectancy [+]
4.60‰2011Crude marriage rate [+]
1.60‰2011Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart32015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
9.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart11.762015CO2 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