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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart173,542M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart192,094M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart5,462€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart6,046$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart41,675 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart46,238 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart24.04%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart1,338 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart1,485$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-3,811 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-4,228 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-2.20%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart38,572.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart42,796.62015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart6,899.12015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart7,654.62015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart17.60%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart15.00%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart2,240.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart2,480.02016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart8.17%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart22.25%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart1,238€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart1,374$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart221€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart246$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart165€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart219$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart71€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart78$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A307/02/2014Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBBB+08/19/2013S&P Rating [+]
BBB+03/24/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart352016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart69º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart71.92015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart43º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart71º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.5%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
392 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
249.4 $2016NMW [+]
229.1 €2016NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart61º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
3.791008/17/2017Euro / Soles [+]
10.78%08/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.3%December 2016CPI (overall index) [+]
1.9%September 2015PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
3.50%09/10/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart54º2017Doing Business [+]
3.6%April 2014IPI Year on Year [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart105.432014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
30.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart33,279.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart36,837.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart19.18%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart32,754.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart36,256.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart18.87%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart525.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart581.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart0.30%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart252016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart31,773,8392016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart90,8812015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart2,725.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart0.29%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart265.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,409,6762015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart4.53%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7402015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart71º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart80º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
48º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart19.60‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart2.432015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart5.62‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart74.782015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart2,2472015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart7.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart1.682015CO2 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