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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20159,624M.€chart265,726M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201510,678M.$chart294,132M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015532€chart4,753€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2015590$chart5,261$2016GDP per capita [+]
1,315€2016Q4Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
73,500M.€2016Q4Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart134,138 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart148,477 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart50.47%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart2,399 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart2,655$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-9,384 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-10,387 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-3.53%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart87,611.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart96,977.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013406.8chart16,011.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013540.3chart21,292.22014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201316.17%chart19.11%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
11,184.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
4,938.41998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart14.23%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014154.6chart3,118.42015Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014205.4chart3,462.02015Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.39%chart3.07%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart32.96%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart1,567€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart1,735$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201324€chart296€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201332$chart393$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart207€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart113$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20149€chart57€2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201412$chart63$2015Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa306/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBB+04/03/2017S&P Rating [+]
BB+06/01/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart49º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart67.02015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart20º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart54º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
26.7%March 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
27.1%2016Q3Unemployment rate [+]
5,901 m.2016Q3Unemployed [+]
291.6 $2013NMW [+]
221.4 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart92º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
14.408906/26/2017Euro / South African rands [+]
2.76%06/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-15.6%May 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
7.00%03/18/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart74º2017Doing Business [+]
599,0042016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart177.302014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
14.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
41.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart67,839.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart75,091.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.38%chart25.53%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart82,735.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart91,580.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201527.99%chart31.14%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-14,896.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-16,489.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.61%chart-5.61%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart462016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,634,000chart55,909,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart3,142,5112015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart825.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart5.71%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart2,453.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart841,1202015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart1.53%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.6662014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart123º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart15º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
78º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart20.42‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart2.342015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart12.41‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart57.442015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart17,8052014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart33.02014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart7.662015CO2 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