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GDP Mill.$ [+]201537,687M.$chart11,100M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201533,968M.€chart10,004M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]20151,375$chart613$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20151,239€chart553€2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201524,053 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201526,686 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201570.82%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015974$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2015878 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,606 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,782 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.73%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20159,005.4chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20158,116.7chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20132,836.6chart552.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20132,135.8chart415.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201321.70%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.82%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015183.4chart203.12014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015165.3chart152.92014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20112.80%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201523.90%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015329$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015296€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013108$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201382€chart25€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201423€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201431$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20157$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20156€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]10/24/2014B-B-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/29/2016B
Corruption Index [+]201547chart382015Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016119ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]201582ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
NMW [+]201465.5 $
NMW [+]201447.4 €
Markets
Euro / Ghana cedi [+]12/01/20164.2740
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/02/2016-21.84%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 201615.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20169.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/21/201625.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017108ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201431.73chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201417.50%
Trade
Exports [+]20158,608.4 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]20159,551.0 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201525.34%chart19.21%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201511,979.2 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201513,290.9 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201535.27%chart23.85%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,370.8 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-3,739.9 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-9.92%chart-4.64%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Crude death rate [+]20148.95‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Population [+]201527,409,893chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Density [+]2015115chart662015Density [+]
HDI [+]20140.579chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201644ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201659ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201581º
Birth Rate [+]201432.75‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20144.17chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201461.31chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,537chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.1chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,105,570
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU