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GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart1,672,438M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart1,850,735M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart27,600€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart30,507$2016GDP per capita [+]
6,935€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
420,575M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart2,217,909 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart2,455,004 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart132.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart36,559 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart40,453$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-40,809 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-45,171 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-2.40%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart829,311.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart917,964.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart67,799.82011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart94,337.12011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart8.43%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
111,784.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
124,024.32015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart13.65%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart21,533.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart23,894.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart3.06%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart49.60%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart13,670€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart15,131$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart1,130€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart1,589$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart1,839€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart2,040$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart355€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart393$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa212/07/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBBB-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
BBB04/21/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart472016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart43º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart43.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart54º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart29º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
11.1%April 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
12.2%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
3,138 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
30,642€2016Average Wage [+]
33,917$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart35º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
2.07%06/28/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
16806/28/2017Risk Premium [+]
9.43%06/28/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.4%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.6%May 2017HICP [+]
4.4%April 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart50º2017Doing Business [+]
1.0%April 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
1,890,227May 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
34.98May 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
1,103,5162016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart689.952014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
22.00%10/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
48.8%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart417,076.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart461,523.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart24.94%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart365,579.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart404,445.4 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart21.86%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart51,497.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart57,078.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart3.08%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
-0.9%March 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart2012016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart60,666,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart5,788,8752015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart9,517.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart9.54%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart15,487.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart2,900,9242015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart4.78%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8732014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart38º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart50º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
37º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart8.00‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.352015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart10.70‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart82.702015Life expectancy [+]
3.20‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.40‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart4752014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.82014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
19.9%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart5.902015CO2 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