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Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]201522,704M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201520,252M.€chart9,623M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201517,253$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201515,400€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q33,962€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q35,213M.€
Debt [+]20152,036 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20152,259 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201510.10%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,743$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,547 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201527 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201530 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.10%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20158,168.2chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20159,062.6chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20121,109.4chart552.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012859.6chart406.62013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201212.06%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20151,080.5
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015973.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.54%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015461.9chart207.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015412.0chart153.72014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]2013108.70%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201540.30%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20156,887$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20156,207€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012837$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012647€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015823$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015742€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015351$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015313€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/24/2015A1
S&P Rating [+]08/09/2011AA-B-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/18/2016A+
Corruption Index [+]201670chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201630ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201543.8chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201638ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201624ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q353 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201516ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
NMW [+]2017495.4 $
Unemployment Rate [+]November 20166.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q37.5%
NMW [+]2017470.0 €
Average Wage [+]201514,341$
Average Wage [+]201512,926€
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/21/20172.88%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20162.2%
HICP [+]December 20162.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20163.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201712ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014570.09chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 201722,670
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201620.82
IPI Year on Year [+]December 201610.0%
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/200920.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201521.3%
Trade
Exports [+]201611,901.1 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201512,905.6 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201557.41%chart19.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201613,526.2 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201514,510.0 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201564.56%chart24.79%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,625.2 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-1,604.4 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.15%chart-4.82%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20162.6%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015445.5chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015176.4chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]201511.60‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201521.6%
Density [+]201529chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]20151,315,944chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015202,348chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.861chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201636ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201622ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201523º
Birth Rate [+]201510.60‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.54chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201477.40chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20144.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.40‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20143.1chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201441chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201415.14chart0.102014CO2 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