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GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart287,638M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart318,386M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart33,665€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart37,262$2016GDP per capita [+]
8,849€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
75,603M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart172,915 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart191,849 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart64.08%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart20,642 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart22,905$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-7,206 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-7,995 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-2.67%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart106,912.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart118,619.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart10,581.22011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart14,722.62011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart13.49%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
12,279.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
5,681.42000Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart11.57%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart14,506.72015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart16,096.92015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart14.61%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart39.62%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart12,763€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart14,160$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart1,363€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart1,897$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart1,478€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart903$2000Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart1,732€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart1,922$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A108/11/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BA+09/09/2011S&P Rating [+]
A+04/26/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart642016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart27º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart79.42015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart89º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart21º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.6%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
182 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
1,339.4 $2017NMW [+]
1,272.3 €2017NMW [+]
33,479€2016Average Wage [+]
35,496$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart29º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
4.004006/28/2017Euro / Israeli Shekel [+]
-2.84%06/14/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.8%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
0.10%03/31/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart52º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart344.582014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
50.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart54,350.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart60,160.2 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart18.90%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart62,187.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart68,835.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart21.62%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-7,837.3 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-8,675.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart-2.72%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart3872016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart8,544,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart2,011,7272015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart853.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart24.01%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart2,685.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart342,5852015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart4.09%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8942014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart144º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart49º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
18º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart21.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart3.092015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart5.30‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart82.052015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1342012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart5.162015CO2 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