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GDP Mill. € [+]2016300,252M.€chart10,004M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016332,349M.$chart11,100M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,329€chart553€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,685$chart613$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2014195,748 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2014260,052 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201485.13%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20142,258 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20143,000$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-29,323 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-38,955 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-12.75%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201483,188.1chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014110,515.4chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20084,367.3chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20086,423.4chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200810.44%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.59%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20155,188.3chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,756.4chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20135.00%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201436.18%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014959€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20141,275$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200858€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200885$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201457€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201476$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201558€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201565$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/19/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]11/15/2013B-B-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/15/2016B
Corruption Index [+]201634chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016116ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201590.0chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016107ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q312.8%
Unemployed [+]2015Q33,596 m.
NMW [+]2013110.2 $
NMW [+]201383.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201584ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Egyptian pounds [+]04/27/201719.6868
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/27/20171.46%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 201610.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/03/201614.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017122ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]201636,230
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201459.12chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201613.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201522.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201517,171.0 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201519,051.3 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20155.74%chart19.21%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201558,624.6 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201565,043.9 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201519.59%chart23.85%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-41,453.5 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-45,992.7 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-13.85%chart-4.64%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201690chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]201690,200,000chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015491,643chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201518,325.4chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.55%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015384.6chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.690chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016142ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016132ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201427.80‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20143.34chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20146.13‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201471.12chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20112,703chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20113.2chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20142.70chart0.102014CO2 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