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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart9,545M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart10,565M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart3,196€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart3,538$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart5,1072016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart5,6522016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart53.49%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart1,710€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart1,893$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-5372016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-5942016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-5.62%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart2,577.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart2,853.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart267.62015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart296.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart10.66%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart7.04%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart390.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart432.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart16.90%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart27.00%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart863€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart956$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart89€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart99$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart56€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart75$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart131€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart145$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B103/18/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017B
B+06/30/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart332016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart73º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart69.72015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart37º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart60º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
19.0%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
228 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
163.1 $2014NMW [+]
118.2 €2014NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart43º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
568.910010/16/2017Euro / Dram [+]
Prices
0.9%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
6.00%02/14/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart38º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
36.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart1,610.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart1,782.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart16.88%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart2,974.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart3,292.6 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart31.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-1,363.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-1,509.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-14.29%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1002016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart2,986,1512016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart191,1992015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart1,491.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart6.38%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart312.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart937,2992015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart31.26%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7432015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart112º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart102º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
43º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart13.60‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.622015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart9.40‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart75.102015Life expectancy [+]
6.00‰2011Crude marriage rate [+]
1.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart742015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart2.52015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart1.542015CO2 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