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GDP Mill.$ [+]20163,468,870M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]20163,133,860M.€chart9,623M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201642,213$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,000€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q39,529€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4789,973M.€
Debt [+]20152,157,880 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20152,394,167 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201571.20%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201529,158$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201526,259 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201520,923 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201523,214 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.70%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,333,861.0chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,479,918.8chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012175,464.4chart552.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012136,487.3chart406.62013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201211.22%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2015316,268.5
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015285,055.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201419.65%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201539,410.5chart207.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201535,517.0chart153.72014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.19%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201544.00%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201518,009$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201516,232€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20122,179$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,697€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,895$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,511€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015480$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015434€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/28/2014Aaa
S&P Rating [+]08/17/1983AAAB-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/23/2016AAA
Corruption Index [+]201681chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201528.1chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016105ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201610ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q31,752 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201522ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
NMW [+]20171,579.0 $
Unemployment Rate [+]December 20163.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q34.0%
NMW [+]20171,498.0 €
Average Wage [+]201552,193$
Average Wage [+]201547,042€
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/23/20170.28%
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/22/20174.51%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20171.9%
HICP [+]January 20171.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 20172.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201717ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014586.81chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 20173,374,641
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]January 201745.42
IPI Year on Year [+]December 2016-0.8%
Motor vehicle production [+]20156,033,164
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200719.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201547.5%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,210,252.0 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20151,329,469.0 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201638.62%chart19.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016953,065.0 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]20151,050,024.6 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201630.41%chart24.79%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016257,187.3 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015279,444.4 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.21%chart-4.82%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 2016-1.1%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201515,362.1chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201522,967.2chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]201511.30‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.7%
Density [+]2015230chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]201582,175,684chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201512,005,690chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.916chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201616ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201613ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]20159.00‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.50chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.20chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20144.80‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.10‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014716chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20149.30chart0.102014CO2 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