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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart234,420M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart260,089M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart7,524€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart8,348$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart80,863 M.€2010Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart107,200 M.$2010Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart36.46%2010Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart2,835 €2010Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart3,762$2010Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-22,986 M.€2010Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-30,472 M.$2010Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-10.36%2010Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart70,036.42010Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart92,847.32010Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart11,700.12009Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart16,319.32009Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart20.66%2009Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart5.80%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart1,873.52014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart2,488.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart5.63%2005Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart31.58%2010Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart2,455€2010Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart3,255$2010Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart416€2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart581$2009Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart81€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart108$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart61€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart81$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Caa303/04/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BB-12/13/2013S&P Rating [+]
CCC06/29/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart172016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart132º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart78.62015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart120º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.3%April 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
7.5%2016Q1Unemployment rate [+]
1,062 m.2016Q1Unemployed [+]
693.1 $2013NMW [+]
525.8 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart91º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
11.680708/16/2017Euro / Venezuelan bolivar fuerte [+]
514.54%08/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
180.9%December 2015CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
21.30%07/01/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart187º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201411.37chart143.142014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2010Standard VAT [+]
34.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart22,251.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart24,630.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart14.32%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart12,241.4 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart13,550.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart12.69%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart10,009.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart11,080.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart1.63%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart352016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart31,568,1792016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,404,4482015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart104.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart4.51%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart2,570.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart606,3442015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart1.95%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7672015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart143º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart74º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
76º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart19.27‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart2.342015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart5.57‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart74.412015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart17,7782015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart57.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart5.742015CO2 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