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GDP Mill. € [+]201590,290M.€chart9,624M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015100,177M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,593€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20156,205$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201520,410 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201522,648 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201522.61%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,264 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,403$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-4,711 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-5,227 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-5.22%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201534,977.6chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201538,812.0chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20122,860.6chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20123,675.3chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201210.35%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.23%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,431.2chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,697.5chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]19945.96%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201538.74%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,167€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,404$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012184€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012237$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014217€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014288$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015151€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015167$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/23/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]08/12/2015BB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/25/2016B
Corruption Index [+]201631chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201676ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201575.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201674ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016100ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q44.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1324 m.
NMW [+]2013318.0 $
NMW [+]2013241.0 €
116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20170.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/01/20177.72%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017114ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014136.40chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200612.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201615,175.4 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201616,797.7 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201518.30%chart20.38%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201614,747.7 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201616,324.2 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201521.48%chart27.99%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016427.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016473.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-3.18%chart-7.61%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201664chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201616,385,000chart18,634,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015387,513chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,387.6chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.40%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015743.8chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,101,923chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.83%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.732chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201766ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201640ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201544º
Birth Rate [+]201520.49‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.51chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.12‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.10chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,309chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20148.2chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.59chart0.132015CO2 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