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GDP Mill. € [+]201533,862M.€chart9,624M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201537,570M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20154,962€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20155,506$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201531,621 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201535,084 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201593.39%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20154,634 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20155,142$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,383 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-1,534 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.08%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20159,845.9chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201510,924.1chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]1999378.1chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]1999403.0chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]199914.18%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.68%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20151,458.6chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,618.3chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.30%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201529.08%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,443€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,601$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199980€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199985$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014210€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014279$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015214€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015237$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/14/2016B1
S&P Rating [+]05/20/2013BB-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201648chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201664ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201576.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016106ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201682ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q415.8%
Human Capital Ranking [+]201576ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/20/2017-0.19%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20173.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/19/20174.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017118ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014160.30chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201116.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201520.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20166,783.9 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20167,509.1 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201520.85%chart20.38%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201617,352.1 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201619,207.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201554.50%chart27.99%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-10,568.2 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-11,698.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-33.65%chart-7.61%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201576chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20156,824,000chart18,634,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,112,026chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,348.3chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201545.60%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,695.7chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015699,719chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201510.25%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.748chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201795ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016134ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201585º
Birth Rate [+]201526.51‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.37chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20153.84‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.20chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2013144chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20132.0chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.02chart0.132015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,634,000
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU