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GDP Mill.$ [+]2015195,320M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2016176,426M.€chart9,623M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201517,989$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201516,200€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q34,098€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q444,138M.€
Debt [+]2015311,673 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015345,801 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015177.40%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201531,912$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201528,902 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-13,237 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-14,686 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-7.50%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201597,347.0chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015108,006.5chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20059,843.2chart552.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20057,901.4chart406.62013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20059.17%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20159,702.8
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20158,745.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.98%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,094.3chart207.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,582.5chart153.72014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.83%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201555.40%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201510,016$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20159,027€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2005897$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2005718€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015894$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015805€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015469$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015423€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/14/2016Caa3
S&P Rating [+]01/22/2016B-B-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/02/2016CCC
Corruption Index [+]201644chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201681ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201552.6chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201692ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201640ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q31,093 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201540ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
NMW [+]2017720.8 $
Unemployment Rate [+]November 201623.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q322.6%
NMW [+]2017683.8 €
Average Wage [+]201522,519$
Average Wage [+]201520,296€
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/21/20177.45%
Risk Premium [+]02/21/2017715
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/20/20170.36%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20171.2%
HICP [+]December 20160.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20163.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201761ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014594.54chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 201779,633
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20167.88
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20162.3%
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]06/01/201624.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201550.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201625,438.4 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201528,617.2 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201514.68%chart19.97%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201643,844.1 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201548,417.4 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201524.84%chart24.79%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-18,405.6 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-19,800.1 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-10.16%chart-4.82%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 20166.8%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015428.8chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,317.5chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]201511.20‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201521.4%
Density [+]201582chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,783,748chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,242,514chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.865chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201682ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201692ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201579º
Birth Rate [+]20158.50‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20141.30chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.50chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20144.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20131.50‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20141.0chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]2014107chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20146.40chart0.102014CO2 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