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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart38,000M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart42,063M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart3,332€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart3,689$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart22,242 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart24,677 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart57.19%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart1,973 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart2,189$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-1,712 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-1,900 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-4.40%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart10,875.32015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart12,066.22015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart2,191.32012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart2,815.42012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart20.65%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart14.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart881.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart975.22016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart4.26%2012Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart27.96%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart965€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart1,070$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart201€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart259$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart128€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart170$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart77€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart86$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B108/18/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BNR12/18/2013S&P Rating [+]
B+05/26/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart412016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart92º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart75.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart10º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart77º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
15.3%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
626 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
172.6 $2012NMW [+]
133.6 €2012NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart98º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
2.850108/17/2017Euro / Tunisian dinars [+]
13.56%08/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
5.6%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
4.25%10/29/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart77º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart124.732014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart12,261.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart13,572.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart32.27%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart17,582.3 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart19,461.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart46.27%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-5,320.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-5,889.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-14.00%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart702016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart11,403,2482016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart56,7012015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart2,346.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart0.50%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart66.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart651,0442015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart5.77%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7252015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart69º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart126º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart17.94‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart2.132015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart6.59‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart74.982015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart3322012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart3.12012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart2.622015CO2 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