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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart42,852M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart47,433M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart4,509€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart4,991$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart26,925 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart29,873 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart53.04%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart2,835 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart3,151$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-2,069 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-2,296 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-4.08%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart22,066.62015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart24,482.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart2,511.92015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart2,787.02015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart11.20%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart13.79%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart545.32016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart603.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart4.56%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart43.47%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart2,323€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart2,578$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart264€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart294$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart234€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart311$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart57€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart64$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Caa106/17/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BB-09/26/2011S&P Rating [+]
B-07/28/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart402016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135º
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart75.62015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart79º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
0.5%2014Q4Unemployment rate [+]
43 m.2015Q4Unemployed [+]
184.0 $2015NMW [+]
151.6 €2015NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116º
Markets
19,696.000009/07/2015Euro / Belarusian rubles [+]
Prices
10.7%November 2015CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
11.50%09/13/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart37º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart368.692015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2010Standard VAT [+]
13.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart21,085.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart23,339.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart49.21%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart24,909.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart27,572.5 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart58.13%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-3,823.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-4,232.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-8.92%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart462016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart9,504,7042016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,082,9052015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart695.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart11.40%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart835.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,485,3232015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart15.64%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7962015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart103º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart30º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
64º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart12.40‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.722015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart12.60‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart74.002015Life expectancy [+]
8.90‰2014Crude marriage rate [+]
3.70‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart3402014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart3.62014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart6.822015CO2 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