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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,381,538M.€chart10,004M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,529,224M.$chart11,100M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,133€chart553€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201642,210$chart613$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q49,911€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4359,077M.€
Debt [+]20161,275,862 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,412,252 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201692.33%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201635,217 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201638,971$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-26,883 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-29,757 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-1.95%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016563,307.0chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016623,524.6chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201167,748.3chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201194,305.7chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201112.19%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015100,522.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199838,068.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.77%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201513,567.0chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201515,052.5chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20155.60%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201640.76%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,549€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,211$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,975€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20112,749$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,804€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,262$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015379€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015420$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]07/29/2002AAAB-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/03/2016AAA
Corruption Index [+]201682chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201613ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201525.7chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201648ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201615ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20176.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q46.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q11,376 m.
NMW [+]20161,377.7 $
NMW [+]20161,261.4 €
Average Wage [+]201634,789€
Average Wage [+]201539,792$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015chart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Canadian dollars [+]04/27/20171.4783
10-Year Bond Yield [+]04/27/20171.57%
Risk Premium [+]04/27/2017121
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/27/20171.59%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20171.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 20173.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/15/20150.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201722ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 2017658,603
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201754.89
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,370,271
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014643.73chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20085.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201653.5%
Trade
Exports [+]2015368,161.1 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015408,474.7 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201526.31%chart19.21%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015393,305.1 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015436,372.0 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201528.10%chart23.85%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-25,144.0 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-27,897.3 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-1.80%chart-4.64%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 20178.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20164chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]201636,229,000chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20157,835,502chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,325.4chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201521.87%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201523,675.1chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.913chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201635ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201410.90‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.61chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20147.40‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.96chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2013505chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20131.4chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201415.90chart0.102014CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,105,570
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU