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GDP Mill. € [+]2016367,647M.€chart9,624M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016406,949M.$chart10,678M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,341€chart532€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,912$chart590$2015GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2015152,178 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015168,842 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.69%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,211 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,476$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015474 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015526 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.13%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201579,308.3chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201587,992.6chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201215,230.5chart406.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201219,593.1chart540.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201221.40%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201415,801.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201420,991.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.25%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20155,169.8chart154.62014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,795.3chart205.42014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.62%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201522.25%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,152€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,278$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012224€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012288$chart32$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014249€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014332$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201575€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201584$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/18/2017Baa1
S&P Rating [+]08/26/2004BBB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/14/2017BBB+
Corruption Index [+]201635chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201632ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201579.1chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201671ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201652ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q30.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q398 m.
NMW [+]2013255.0 $
NMW [+]2013193.3 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201557ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Thai Bahts [+]08/17/201738.8930
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/17/20171.69%
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/29/20151.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201746ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,944,417
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014227.29chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20067.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016194,531.2 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016215,326.6 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201652.91%chart20.38%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016175,867.3 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016194,667.5 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201647.84%chart27.99%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201618,663.9 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201620,659.1 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.08%chart-7.61%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015134chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201568,838,000chart18,634,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,913,258chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,217.7chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.68%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,478.1chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015854,327chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.24%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20140.726chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017120ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201671ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201534º
Birth Rate [+]201510.53‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.50chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.03‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.60chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,387chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20153.5chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.11chart0.132015CO2 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