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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016167,193M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016181,991M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201635,228€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,345$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q19,534€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q145,250M.€
Debt [+]201648,512 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201653,698 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201629.50%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201610,222 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201611,311$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20161,017 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20161,125 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.62%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201656,191.8chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201662,198.7chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201510,076.8chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201511,034.5chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.99%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201612,353.6
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19983,309.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.36%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,892.6chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,060.1chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.45%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201634.17%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201611,840€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201613,106$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,168€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,374$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,633€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998867$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016399€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016434$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/24/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]09/29/2011AAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/17/2017AA
Corruption Index [+]201690chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201616ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.6chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201640ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201617ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.6%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2123 m.
NMW [+]20161,795.3 $
NMW [+]20161,646.5 €
Average Wage [+]201636,289€
Average Wage [+]201539,080$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015chart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / New Zealand dollars [+]08/21/20171.6072
10-Year Bond Yield [+]08/22/20172.90%
Risk Premium [+]08/22/2017248
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/22/201714.33%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20172.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/10/20161.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014785.73chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201115.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201633.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201630,444.8 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201633,699.3 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.21%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201632,583.9 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201636,067.1 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201619.49%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,139.1 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,367.8 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.28%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201618chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20164,746,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,039,736chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015420.5chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201522.37%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,427.9chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015802,335chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201517.27%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.915chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201512º
Birth Rate [+]201513.27‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.99chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.87‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.46chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201441chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.43chart0.132015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,646,433
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU