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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,088,566M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,258,978M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201645,118€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201652,181$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q212,613€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2304,309M.€
Debt [+]2016467,483 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016517,457 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201641.09%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201619,376 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201621,442$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-30,852 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-34,150 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.71%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016424,895.0chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016470,316.3chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201457,395.1chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201475,732.7chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201413.90%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201674,855.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199819,122.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201417.31%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201621,785.6chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201625,196.1chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.37%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201637.35%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201617,611€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201619,493$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,430€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,206$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,103€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,028$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016903€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,044$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/17/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]02/16/2003AAAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/12/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201679chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201621ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201524.3chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201657ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201619ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20175.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2712 m.
NMW [+]20162,104.7 $
NMW [+]20161,933.8 €
Average Wage [+]201655,173€
Average Wage [+]201560,647$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201513ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Australian dollars [+]09/19/20171.4969
10-Year Bond Yield [+]09/19/20172.82%
Risk Premium [+]09/19/2017237
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/19/20170.84%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20171.9%
PPI Year on Year [+]June 20171.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/06/20152.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201715ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]August 2017463,922
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]August 201749.02
Motor vehicle production [+]2016161,294
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015718.46chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200610.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201649.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016171,895.2 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016190,270.8 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.79%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016177,206.6 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016196,150.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.28%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,311.5 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,879.2 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-0.49%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20174.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20163chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201624,127,159chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20156,763,663chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,174.0chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201528.25%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201516,568.3chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015526,579chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.20%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.939chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201712ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201646ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201517º
Birth Rate [+]201512.70‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.83chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.60‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.45chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015236chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.0chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201518.62chart0.132015CO2 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