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GDP Mill. € [+]20162,367,597M.€chart10,003M.€2015GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20152,858,482M.$chart11,100M.$2015GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201636,100€chart552€2015GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201543,902$chart613$2015GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q48,695€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q4568,525M.€
Debt [+]20152,269,874 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20152,518,425 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201589.10%chart30.24%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201534,717 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201539,117$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-112,576 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-124,903 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-4.40%chart-1.94%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20151,106,041.3chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20151,227,152.8chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013117,164.4chart412.82013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013155,669.2chart552.22013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201312.97%chart16.17%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015198,006.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199872,986.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.52%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201550,059.8chart157.32014Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201555,461.8chart207.92014Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20144.96%chart11.39%2014Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201542.90%chart23.38%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201516,916€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201518,769$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,830€chart24€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,428$chart33$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20153,052€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,248$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015768€chart9€2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015852$chart12$2014Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/24/2016Aa1
S&P Rating [+]06/27/2016AAB-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/09/2016AA
Corruption Index [+]201681chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201610ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201533.4chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201633ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]January 20174.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q44.6%
Unemployed [+]2016Q41,516 m.
NMW [+]20171,475.5 $
NMW [+]20171,396.9 €
Average Wage [+]201549,621€
Average Wage [+]201555,054$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201519ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / British pounds [+]03/24/20170.8660
10-Year Bond Yield [+]03/24/20171.23%
Risk Premium [+]03/24/201779
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]03/23/20172.77%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]February 20172.3%
HICP [+]January 20171.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 201710.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/04/20160.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017chart146º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]January 20174.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]February 20172,697,392
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]February 201747.83
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,816,622
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014572.09chart11.372014Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/04/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201547.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016370,115.4 M.€chart1,922.0 M.€2015Exports [+]
Exports [+]2015460,445.7 M.$chart2,132.5 M.$2015Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.63%chart19.21%2015Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016574,590.6 M.€chart2,386.1 M.€2015Imports [+]
Imports [+]2015625,806.0 M.$chart2,647.4 M.$2015Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.27%chart23.85%2015Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-204,475.0 M.€chart-464.1 M.€2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2015-165,360.3 M.$chart-514.9 M.$2015Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-8.64%chart-4.64%2015Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]February 20173.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2015268chart662015Density [+]
Population [+]201565,382,556chart18,105,5702015Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20158,543,120chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,003.4chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201513.07%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201525,337.4chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
HDI [+]20140.907chart0.4022014HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201647ºchart88º2016Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201620ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201510º
Birth Rate [+]201511.90‰chart40.03‰2014Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart5.522014Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.20‰chart9.56‰2014Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.00chart58.592014Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20124.40‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20122.00‰
Number of homicides [+]2013602chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20130.9chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.7%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20146.50chart0.102014CO2 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