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GDP Mill. € [+]201510,003M.€chart18,130M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201511,100M.$chart16,718M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015552€chart54,521€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015613$chart50,277$2015GDP per capita [+]
12,867€2016Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
4,279M.€2016Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart10,183 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart11,299 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.24%chart67.59%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart30,624 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart33,983$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-126 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-140 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.94%chart-0.80%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart6,489.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart7,200.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013412.8chart741.82011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013552.2chart1,031.92011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart15.42%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,191.02015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart15.73%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014157.3chart13.62012Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014207.9chart17.52012Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart0.36%2012Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.38%chart42.90%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart19,516€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart21,654$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart2,322€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201333$chart3,229$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart3,619$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart42€2012Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart54$2012Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A309/01/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]12/05/2014B-A03/17/2017S&P Rating [+]
BBB+01/13/2017Fitch 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
3.0%January 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
2.5%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
5 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
50,858€2015Average Wage [+]
56,427$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart20º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
119.270003/24/2017Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]
4.82%03/24/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
-0.2%February 2017HICP [+]
Money Market
5.00%12/14/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart20º2017Doing Business [+]
18,822February 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
63.33February 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart783.862014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
24.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
44.4%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20151,922.0 M.€chart3,960.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20152,132.5 M.$chart4,745.3 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201519.21%chart21.84%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20152,386.1 M.€chart4,486.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20152,647.4 M.$chart5,294.6 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201523.85%chart24.74%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-464.1 M.€chart-526.0 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-514.9 M.$chart-549.3 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-4.64%chart-2.90%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201566chart32015Density [+]
Population [+]201518,105,570chart332,5292015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart37,5222015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart190.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart11.28%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart126.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8992014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201688ºchart2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201440.03‰chart12.50‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20145.52chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20149.56‰chart6.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201458.59chart82.502015Life expectancy [+]
4.60‰2011Crude marriage rate [+]
1.60‰2011Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart12013Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.32013Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
9.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.10chart11.552014CO2 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