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GDP Mill. € [+]20169,545M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201610,565M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,196€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,538$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20165,107chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20165,652chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201653.49%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,710€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,893$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-537chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-594chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.62%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,577.7chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,853.3chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015267.6chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015296.9chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201510.66%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20147.04%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016390.4chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016432.1chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201516.90%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201627.00%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016863€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016956$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201589€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201599$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201456€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201475$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016131€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016145$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/18/2016B1
B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/30/2017B+
Corruption Index [+]201633chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201773ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201569.7chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201637ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201660ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q119.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1228 m.
NMW [+]2014163.1 $
NMW [+]2014118.2 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201543ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Dram [+]10/16/2017568.9100
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20170.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/14/20176.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201738ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200620.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201636.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,610.7 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,782.9 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201616.88%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,974.6 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,292.6 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201631.17%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,363.9 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,509.7 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-14.29%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016100chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,986,151chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015191,199chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,491.5chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20156.38%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015312.0chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015937,299chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201531.26%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.743chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017112ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016102ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201543º
Birth Rate [+]201613.60‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.62chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.40‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.10chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20116.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.20‰
Number of homicides [+]201574chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20152.5chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.54chart0.132015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 18,646,433
  • Surface Area: 274,220 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA francs
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU