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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016265,726M.€chart9,624M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016294,132M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,753€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,261$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q41,315€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q473,500M.€
Debt [+]2016134,138 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016148,477 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.47%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,399 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,655$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-9,384 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-10,387 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.53%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201687,611.6chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201696,977.3chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201416,011.0chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201421,292.2chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.11%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201411,184.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19984,938.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.23%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,118.4chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,462.0chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.07%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201632.96%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,567€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,735$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014296€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014393$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014207€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998113$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201557€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201563$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/03/2017Baa2
S&P Rating [+]04/03/2017BB+B-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/07/2017BB+
Corruption Index [+]201645chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201649ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201567.0chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201620ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201654ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 201626.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q327.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q35,901 m.
NMW [+]2013291.6 $
NMW [+]2013221.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201592ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / South African rands [+]05/19/201714.8274
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/22/20179.35%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 2017-15.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20167.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201774ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]2016599,004
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014177.30chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200614.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201667,839.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201675,091.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201625.53%chart20.38%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201682,735.7 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201691,580.2 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201631.14%chart27.99%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-14,896.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-16,489.2 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.61%chart-7.61%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201646chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201655,909,000chart18,634,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,142,511chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015825.3chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.71%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,453.1chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015841,120chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.53%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.666chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016126ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201615ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201578º
Birth Rate [+]201520.42‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.34chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201512.41‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201557.44chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201417,805chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201433.0chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20147.40chart0.102014CO2 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