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GDP Mill.$ [+]2015232,077M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015209,511M.€chart9,623M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201542,293$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201538,200€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q39,782€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q353,678M.€
Debt [+]2015133,111 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015147,687 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201563.60%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201526,899$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201524,258 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-5,752 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-6,382 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.80%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015120,614.0chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015133,821.2chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201218,474.0chart552.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201214,370.2chart406.62013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201212.81%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201516,740.8
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201515,088.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201412.35%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20152,980.5chart207.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20152,690.6chart153.72014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.17%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201557.70%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201524,387$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201521,981€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20123,420$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,654€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,059$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20152,758€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015543$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015491€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/03/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]10/10/2014AA+B-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/17/2017AA+
Corruption Index [+]201689chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201517.8chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201625ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3204 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015chart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20168.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q37.6%
Average Wage [+]201548,303$
Average Wage [+]201543,536€
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/21/20170.50%
Risk Premium [+]02/21/201719
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/20/20171.66%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20170.8%
HICP [+]December 20161.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20162.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201713ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014686.09chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 2017119,882
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201624.85
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20161.3%
Motor vehicle production [+]201569,053
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201324.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201557.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201652,076.4 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201559,444.6 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201525.73%chart19.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201654,436.1 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201560,089.4 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201525.89%chart24.79%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,360.1 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-644.8 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-0.17%chart-4.82%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 2016-0.7%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015806.3chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015921.2chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.60‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201512.4%
Density [+]201516chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]20155,487,308chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015315,881chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.883chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201611ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201514º
Birth Rate [+]201510.10‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.71chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.30chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20144.50‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.50‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.6chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201489chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201410.07chart0.102014CO2 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