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GDP Mill. € [+]2016421,611M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016466,366M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201637,400€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201641,032$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q29,560€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2108,658M.€
Debt [+]2016446,824 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016494,589 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016105.90%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201639,313 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201643,453$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-11,053 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-12,234 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.60%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016225,116.1chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016249,181.0chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201426,393.0chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201435,072.9chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.97%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201633,842.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201637,459.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.10%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20163,674.0chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,064.0chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.21%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201653.30%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201619,806€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201621,924$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,364€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,137$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,992€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,312$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016326€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016358$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aa3
S&P Rating [+]11/25/2011AAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/23/2017AA-
Corruption Index [+]201677chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201619ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201530.4chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016101ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201623ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20176.8%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q17.7%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1383 m.
NMW [+]20171,753.4 $
NMW [+]20171,562.6 €
Average Wage [+]201646,570€
Average Wage [+]201651,548$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201510ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]09/20/20170.73%
Risk Premium [+]09/20/201728
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/19/201710.17%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20171.9%
HICP [+]August 20172.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 20175.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201742ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]June 20174.0%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017552,215
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201755.99
Motor vehicle production [+]2016399,427
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015568.13chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200621.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201659.4%
Trade
Exports [+]2016359,593.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016395,880.6 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201685.29%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016336,649.5 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016367,378.2 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201679.85%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201622,943.5 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201628,502.3 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.44%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 2017-1.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016372chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201611,365,834chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,387,940chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20159,933.9chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201512.27%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20155,654.2chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015530,990chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.69%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.896chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201719ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201624ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201524º
Birth Rate [+]201610.80‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.70chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.50‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.10chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.20‰
Number of homicides [+]2015220chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20152.0chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201615.5%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.58chart0.132015CO2 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