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GDP Mill. € [+]20169,898M.€chart9,624M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201610,953M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201622,700€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201625,214$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2015Q35,128€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2015Q32,202M.€
Debt [+]20165,767 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20166,383 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201658.30%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201613,275 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201614,700$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016102 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016113 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.00%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,770.2chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,173.2chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2012484.0chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2012622.2chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201215.26%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014546.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2014726.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.64%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201553.2chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201559.0chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.41%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.10%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,679€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20169,607$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,156€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20121,490$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,328€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20141,776$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015123€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015137$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/02/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]10/14/2016A-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/17/2017A
Corruption Index [+]201655chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201648ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201540.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201667ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201626ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]May 20174.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q14.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q18 m.
NMW [+]2017775.4 $
NMW [+]2017735.6 €
Average Wage [+]201520,943€
Average Wage [+]201523,236$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201533ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]07/20/20171.84%
Prices
HICP [+]June 20171.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]May 20170.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201776ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]May 2017-0.7%
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014733.72chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20162,725.8 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20163,016.7 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.54%chart20.38%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20165,599.3 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20166,188.6 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201656.57%chart27.99%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,873.5 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-3,171.8 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-29.03%chart-7.61%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]May 20172.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20161,376chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]2016440,433chart18,634,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201541,442chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015167.8chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20159.54%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201581.2chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015103,392chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201523.80%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.839chart0.4022014HDI [+]
91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016108ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201547º
Birth Rate [+]201610.20‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.45chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20167.60‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.90chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20150.90‰
Number of homicides [+]20154chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.0chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.62chart0.132015CO2 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