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GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart38,631M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart42,749M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart13,500€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart14,890$2016GDP per capita [+]
3,461€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
9,935M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart15,536 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart17,197 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart40.20%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart5,411 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart5,986$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart101 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart112 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart0.30%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart13,213.92016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart14,626.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart5,534.22011Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart7,708.72011Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart12.34%2011Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
1,646.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
1,827.12015Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart13.36%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart425.02015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart471.62015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart11.85%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart34.20%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart4,603€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart5,095$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart1,823€2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart2,546$2011Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart564€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart625$2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart147€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart162$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A305/08/2015Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]12/05/2014B-A-04/11/2014S&P Rating [+]
A-03/10/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart592016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart36º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart43.02015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart97º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart36º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
8.1%March 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.7%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
112 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
400.6 $2017NMW [+]
380.0 €2017NMW [+]
8,623€2015Average Wage [+]
9,567$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart18º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3.452812/31/2014Euro / Euros [+]
4.52%05/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.5%April 2017HICP [+]
5.1%April 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart21º2017Doing Business [+]
4.6%March 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
21,459April 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
10.39April 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart715.442014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
21.00%09/01/2009Standard VAT [+]
15.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart22,608.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart24,945.7 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart58.53%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart24,835.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart27,196.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart64.29%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-2,226.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-2,250.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart-5.76%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
6.8%March 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart442016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart2,871,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart136,0362015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart1,373.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart4.71%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart208.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart544,1202015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart18.84%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.8392014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201688ºchart37º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart25º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
63º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart10.80‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.702015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart14.40‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart74.602015Life expectancy [+]
7.60‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
3.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1592014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart5.52014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
22.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.10chart4.112014CO2 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