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GDP Mill. € [+]20151,195,012M.€chart10,003M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20151,326,016M.$chart11,100M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20158,155€chart552€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20159,243$chart613$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2014242,920 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2014322,719 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201415.89%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20141,661 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20142,251$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-16,581 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-22,027 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.09%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014541,420.4chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014719,277.0chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201270,134.0chart412.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201290,162.4chart552.22013Education 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.€) [+]201559,856.8chart157.32014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201566,418.7chart207.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.86%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201435.43%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20143,702€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20144,918$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012489€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012629$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014358€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]199879$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 [+]10/14/2016BBB-
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 [+]January 20175.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q35.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q34,060 m.
NMW [+]201685.1 $
NMW [+]201676.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201526ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Russian Rubles [+]03/22/201762.6509
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/22/2017-7.67%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20174.6%
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%
Trade
Exports [+]2015306,758.9 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015340,349.0 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201525.67%chart19.21%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2015174,932.0 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015194,087.0 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201514.64%chart23.85%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2015131,827.0 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015146,262.0 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]201511.03%chart-4.64%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20159chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]2015146,544,710chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201511,643,276chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,869.6chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20157.95%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201514,647.4chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.798chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016151ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201675ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201565º
Birth Rate [+]201513.30‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.78chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201513.00‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201471.10chart58.592014Life 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: 18,105,570
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU