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Government
12,613€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart1,088,567M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart1,261,645M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart45,118€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart52,291$2016GDP per capita [+]
304,309M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart467,4832016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart517,4572016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart41.09%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart19,376€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart21,447$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-30,8522016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-34,1502016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-2.71%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart424,895.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart470,316.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart57,395.12014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart75,742.42014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart13.90%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
74,855.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
19,122.11998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart17.31%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart21,785.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart25,249.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart7.37%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart37.35%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart17,611€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart19,493$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart2,424€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart3,200$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart3,103€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart1,028$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart903€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart1,047$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa08/17/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAAA02/16/2003S&P Rating [+]
AAA05/12/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart792016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart21º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart24.32015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart57º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart19º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.4%October 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.5%2017Q3Unemployment rate [+]
706 m.2017Q3Unemployed [+]
2,104.7 $2016NMW [+]
1,933.8 €2016NMW [+]
55,173€2016Average Wage [+]
60,647$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart13º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.550311/22/2017Euro / Australian dollars [+]
2.52%11/23/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
21711/23/2017Risk Premium [+]
5.65%11/23/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.8%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.6%September 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
2.00%05/06/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018148ºchart14º2018Doing Business [+]
458,572October 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
49.02October 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
161,2942016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart716.302015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
10.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
49.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart171,895.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart190,270.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart15.79%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart177,206.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart196,150.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart16.28%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-5,311.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-5,879.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-0.49%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
2.3%September 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart32016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart24,127,1592016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart6,763,6632015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016405.7chart2,050.92016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart28.17%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016375.6chart16,183.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart526,5792015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart2.19%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9392015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart12º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart46º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
17º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.44‰chart12.70‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.832015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰chart6.60‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.84chart82.452015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart2362015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart18.622015CO2 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