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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,157,043M.€chart9,624M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,280,731M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,066€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,929$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2015196,257 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015217,748 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201515.94%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,339 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,518$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-41,612 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-46,168 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-3.38%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015433,432.0chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015480,892.9chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201270,133.9chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201290,162.4chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201211.15%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201451,427.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199811,674.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.49%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201559,856.9chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201566,418.7chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.86%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201535.21%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,958€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20153,282$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012489€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012629$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014358€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]199879$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015408€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015463$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/17/2017Ba1
S&P Rating [+]01/26/2015BB+B-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/31/2017BBB-
Corruption Index [+]201629chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201645ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201580.0chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201634ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201643ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20175.4%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q35.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q44,106 m.
NMW [+]201685.1 $
NMW [+]201676.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201526ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Russian Rubles [+]05/26/201763.7967
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/26/2017-13.37%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 20174.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/03/201511.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201740ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,303,989
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014345.26chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200618.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201513.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016254,607.5 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016281,825.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201622.01%chart20.38%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016172,920.8 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016191,406.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201614.95%chart27.99%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201681,686.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201690,419.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20167.06%chart-7.61%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20168chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]2016143,440,000chart18,634,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201511,643,276chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,869.6chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20157.95%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201514,647.4chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201510,576,766chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.22%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.798chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016151ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201675ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201565º
Birth Rate [+]201513.30‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.78chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201513.00‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201570.91chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20154.20‰
Number of homicides [+]201413,681chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20149.5chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201412.40chart0.102014CO2 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