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 22,100,683 people, it is ranked at 60º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 81 people per km2.

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

Burkina Faso is holding the 123 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 9,239 millions of euros (10,935 millions of dollars), ( 55.37% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €418 euros per inhabitant$495 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 0.449 points in 2021, leaving it in 184th place in the table of 191 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 [+]2022€17,873M
Annual GDP [+]2022$18,820M
GDP per capita [+]2022€809
GDP per capita [+]2022$852
Debt (M.€.) [+]20219,239
Debt ($M) [+]202110,935
Debt (%GDP) [+]202155.37%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€418
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$495
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-1,240
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-1,468
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-7.43%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]20214,630.8
Expenditure ($M) [+]20215,480.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020868.5
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020991.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201822.66%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017375.9
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017424.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20179.99%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2022553.1
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2022582.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202212.43%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202127.75%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€210
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$248
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€40
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$46
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€17
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$19
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€25
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$26
S&P Rating [+]01/26/2022CCC+
Corruption Index [+]202242
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019130º
Fragile States Index [+]201886.5
RTI Raking [+]202278º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018124º
NMW [+]2022$49.2
Human Capital Ranking [+]2016120º
Doing Business [+]2020151º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2017644
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20170.05
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201515.87
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202115.6%
Annual arrivals [+]2018144,000
Exports [+]2021€4,056.1M
Exports [+]2021$4,797.1M
Exports % GDP [+]202124.31%
Imports [+]2021€4,156.3M
Imports [+]2021$4,915.7M
Imports % GDP [+]202124.91%
Trade balance [+]2021€-100.3M
Trade balance [+]2021$-118.6M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-0.60%
Density [+]202181
Global Peace Ranking [+]2023150º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017444.3
% Immigrant [+]20203.36%
% Emigrant [+]20207.43%
Birth Rate [+]202135.54‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017411.6
Crude death rate [+]20218.96‰
Fertility Rate [+]20214.77
% risk of poverty [+]201841.4%
Population [+]202122,100,683
Immigrant stock [+]2020723,989
Emigrant stock [+]20201,599,347
HDI [+]20210.449
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2023109º
Life expectancy [+]202159.27
Suicides [+]20151,671
Suicide rate [+]20158.93
Number of homicides [+]2017240
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20171.25
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.25
Consumption GWh [+]20212,643
Generation GWh [+]20211,761
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/04/2024400
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/04/202422,109
Fully vaccinated [+]07/23/20235,232,347
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/04/202418.10
Doses administered [+]07/23/20237,893,609