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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart421,611M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart466,366M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart37,400€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart41,032$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,560€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
108,658M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart446,824 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart494,589 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart105.90%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart39,313 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart43,453$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-11,053 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-12,234 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-2.60%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart225,116.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart249,181.02016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart26,393.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart35,072.92014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart11.97%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
33,842.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
37,459.82016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart15.10%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart3,674.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart4,064.02016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart2.21%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart53.30%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart19,806€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart21,924$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart2,364€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart3,137$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart2,992€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart3,312$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart326€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart358$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa303/03/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAA11/25/2011S&P Rating [+]
AA-06/23/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart772016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart19º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart30.42015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart101º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart23º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.8%April 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.7%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
383 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
1,753.4 $2017NMW [+]
1,562.6 €2017NMW [+]
46,570€2016Average Wage [+]
51,548$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart10º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.73%09/19/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
2809/19/2017Risk Premium [+]
10.04%09/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.9%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.0%August 2017HICP [+]
5.9%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart42º2017Doing Business [+]
4.0%June 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
552,215June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
55.99June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
399,4272016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart568.132015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
21.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
59.4%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart359,593.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart395,880.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart85.29%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart336,649.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart367,378.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart79.85%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart22,943.5 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart28,502.3 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart5.44%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
-1.7%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart3722016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart11,365,8342016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,387,9402015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart9,933.92015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart12.27%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart5,654.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart530,9902015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart4.69%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8962015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart19º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart24º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
24º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart10.80‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.702015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart9.50‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart81.102015Life expectancy [+]
3.60‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart2202015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart2.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
15.5%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart8.582015CO2 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