Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 274,220 Km2.

Burkina Faso, with a population of 20,903,278 people, it is ranked at 59º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 76 people per km2.

It's capital is Ouagadougou and its currency is West African CFA francs

Burkina Faso is holding the 120 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 7,097 millions of euros (8,106 millions of dollars), ( 46.54% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €340 euros per inhabitant$388 dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Burkina Faso, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.452 points in 2019, leaving it in 182th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Burkina Faso are business, you must know it's in the 151th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Burkina Faso, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Ouagadougou: Monthly Temp.
Ouagadougou: Monthly Rainfall
Burkina Faso Economy
Annual GDP [+]2020€15,214M
Annual GDP [+]2020$17,378M
GDP per capita [+]2020€728
GDP per capita [+]2020$831
Debt (M.€.) [+]20207,097
Debt ($M) [+]20208,106
Debt (%GDP) [+]202046.54%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€340
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$388
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-869
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-992
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-5.70%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20203,884.2
Expenditure ($M) [+]20204,436.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019826.4
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019925.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201822.66%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017373.8
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017422.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20179.99%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020416.0
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020475.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20208.47%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202025.47%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€186
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$212
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€41
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$46
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€17
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$19
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€20
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$23
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017B
Corruption Index [+]202040
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019130º
Fragile States Index [+]201886.5
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201873º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018124º
NMW [+]2018$62.4
Human Capital Ranking [+]2016120º
Doing Business [+]2019151º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2017644
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20170.05
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201917.6%
Annual arrivals [+]2018144,000
Exports [+]2020€3,931.9M
Exports [+]2020$4,491.0M
Exports % GDP [+]202025.84%
Imports [+]2020€3,402.3M
Imports [+]2020$3,886.2M
Imports % GDP [+]202022.36%
Trade balance [+]2020€529.5M
Trade balance [+]2020$604.8M
Trade balance % GDP [+]20203.48%
Density [+]202076
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021134º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017444.3
% Immigrant [+]20193.53%
% Emigrant [+]20197.78%
Birth Rate [+]201937.45‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017411.6
Crude death rate [+]20197.91‰
Fertility Rate [+]20195.11
% risk of poverty [+]201841.4%
Population [+]202020,903,278
Immigrant stock [+]2019718,338
Emigrant stock [+]20191,581,083
HDI [+]20190.452
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020129º
Life expectancy [+]201961.58
Suicides [+]20151,671
Suicide rate [+]20159.23
Number of homicides [+]2017240
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20171.25
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20200.16
Consumption GWh [+]20192,079
Generation GWh [+]20191,727
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]01/17/2022339
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/17/202220,249
Fully vaccinated [+]01/04/2022725,952
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]01/17/202216.22
Doses administered [+]01/04/20221,192,663