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Burkina Faso  

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

Burkina Faso, with a population of 19,193,382 people, it is ranked at 60º position by population of 196 countries ant it has a moderate population density, 70 people per km2.

The capital is Ouagadougou and its currency is West African CFA francs

Burkina Faso is holding the 127 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 3,912 millions of euros4,330 millions of dollars, ( 38.28% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 210€ euros per inhabitant232$ 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 0.423 points in 2017, leaving it in 183th 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

Burkina Faso Economy
Comptes nationaux - Government
Annual GDP [+]201711,507M.€
Annual GDP [+]201713,000M.$
GDP per capita [+]2017600€
GDP per capita [+]2017677$
Debt [+]20163,912
Debt [+]20164,330
Debt (%GDP) [+]201638.28%
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2016-357
Deficit (M.$) [+]2016-396
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.50%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,507.9
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015381.7
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015423.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017165.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017186.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20175.10%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201624.54%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201521€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20179€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201710$
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201742
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018124º
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665º
Innovation Ranking [+]2017120º
Labour
Human Capital Ranking [+]2016120º
Business
Doing Business [+]2019151º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40
Trade
Exports [+]20172,132.0 M.€
Exports [+]20172,408.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201718.53%
Imports [+]20173,025.4 M.€
Imports [+]20173,417.8 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201726.29%
Trade balance [+]2017-893.4 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-1,009.3 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-7.76%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201770
Population [+]201719,193,382
Immigrant stock [+]2017708,921
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017444.3
% Immigrant [+]20173.69%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017411.6
Emigrant stock [+]20171,472,712
% Emigrant [+]20177.67%
HDI [+]20170.423
Global Peace Ranking [+]201880º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123º
Birth Rate [+]201638.92‰
Fertility Rate [+]20165.35
Crude death rate [+]20168.57‰
Life expectancy [+]201660.36
Number of homicides [+]2012117
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.71
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20160.13