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GDP Mill.$ [+]2015199,032M.$chart11,100M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]2015179,540M.€chart10,003M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP per capita [+]201519,246$chart613$2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201517,300€chart552€2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q34,488€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q346,410M.€
Debt [+]2015231,584 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015256,943 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2015129.00%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201524,828$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201522,394 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-7,821 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-8,677 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.40%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201586,825.4chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201596,332.8chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201112,553.3chart552.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20119,022.0chart412.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201110.25%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201511,637.4
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201510,488.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.91%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,686.1chart207.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,325.1chart157.32014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.73%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201548.40%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20159,315$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20158,396€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20111,189$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2011855€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,122$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20151,011€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015356$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015320€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/25/2014Ba1
S&P Rating [+]09/18/2015BB+B-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017BB+
Corruption Index [+]201662chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201638ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201529.7chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201675ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201630ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q4543 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201538ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
NMW [+]2017685.0 $
Unemployment Rate [+]December 201610.2%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q410.6%
NMW [+]2017649.8 €
Average Wage [+]201519,172$
Average Wage [+]201517,280€
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/28/20173.85%
Risk Premium [+]02/28/2017365
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/27/2017-1.29%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]January 20171.3%
HICP [+]January 20171.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 20174.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201725ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014548.94chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 2017208,409
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]January 201724.08
IPI Year on Year [+]December 20165.7%
Motor vehicle production [+]2015156,626
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201123.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201561.3%
Trade
Exports [+]201650,270.7 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]201555,270.7 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201527.77%chart19.21%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201661,011.3 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]201566,700.7 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201533.51%chart23.85%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-10,740.5 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-11,430.0 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-5.74%chart-4.64%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20163.5%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20154,367.7chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,303.6chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Crude death rate [+]201510.50‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201519.5%
Density [+]2015112chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]201510,341,330chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015837,257chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
HDI [+]20140.830chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016chart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201631ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201538º
Birth Rate [+]20158.30‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.31chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201481.30chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20143.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20132.20‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.9chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Number of homicides [+]201492chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.50chart0.102014CO2 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