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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart84,256M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart93,263M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart1,872€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart2,072$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart65,015 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart72,134 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart79.33%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart1,527 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart1,694$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-951 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-1,055 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-1.16%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart35,276.22015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart39,138.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart5,841.22014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart7,760.02014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart13.12%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart10.80%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart3,093.92016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart3,424.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart10.63%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart43.04%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart828€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart919$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart137€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart181$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart84€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart112$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart69€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart76$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Caa311/19/2015Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BB-10/19/2015S&P Rating [+]
B-04/28/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart292016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart79º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart76.32015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart22º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart56º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
10.1%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
1,787 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
87.4 $2015NMW [+]
71.7 €2015NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart31º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
29.834808/18/2017Euro / Hryvnias [+]
8.09%08/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
15.6%June 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
12.50%05/26/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart80º2017Doing Business [+]
5,2642016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart214.222014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
18.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart32,852.1 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart36,364.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart38.99%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart35,370.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart39,151.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart41.98%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-2,517.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-2,787.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-2.99%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart752016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart45,004,6452016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart4,834,8982015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart5,845.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart11.35%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart3,795.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart5,825,7452015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart13.68%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.402chart0.7472014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart154º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart69º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
73º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart9.60‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.512015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart13.90‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart72.502015Life expectancy [+]
6.70‰2013Crude marriage rate [+]
1.10‰2012Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1,9882010Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart4.42010Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart5.102015CO2 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