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GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart1,157,043M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart1,280,731M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart8,066€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart8,929$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart196,257 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart217,748 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart15.94%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart1,339 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart1,518$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-41,612 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-46,168 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-3.38%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart433,432.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart480,892.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart70,133.92012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart90,162.42012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart11.15%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
51,427.02014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
11,674.91998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart9.49%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart59,856.92015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart66,418.72015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart15.86%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart35.21%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart2,958€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart3,282$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart489€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart629$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart358€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart79$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart408€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart463$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba102/17/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]12/05/2014B-BB+01/26/2015S&P Rating [+]
BBB-03/31/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart292016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart45º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart80.02015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart34º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart43º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.4%March 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.3%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
4,106 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
85.1 $2016NMW [+]
76.9 €2016NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart26º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
63.796705/26/2017Euro / Russian Rubles [+]
-13.37%05/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
4.1%April 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
11.00%08/03/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart40º2017Doing Business [+]
1,303,9892016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart345.262014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
13.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart254,607.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart281,825.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart22.01%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart172,920.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart191,406.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart14.95%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart81,686.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart90,419.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart7.06%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart82016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart143,440,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart11,643,2762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart6,869.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart7.95%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart14,647.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart10,576,7662015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart7.22%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.7982014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201688ºchart151º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart75º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
65º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart13.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.782015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart13.00‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart70.912015Life expectancy [+]
7.90‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
4.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart13,6812014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart9.52014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.10chart12.402014CO2 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