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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart17,901M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart19,810M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart21,000€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart23,352$2016GDP per capita [+]
5,183€2015Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
4,390M.€2015Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart19,298 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart21,361 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart107.80%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart22,576 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart25,173$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart64 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart71 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart0.40%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart6,955.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart7,698.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart1,078.42014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart1,433.02014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart15.53%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
531.32014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
705.82014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart7.58%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart318.92016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart352.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart4.33%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart38.90%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart8,136€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart9,006$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart1,265€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart1,670$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart686€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart907$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart374€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart416$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba307/28/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBB+03/17/2017S&P Rating [+]
BB-04/21/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart552016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart65º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart66.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart31º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
10.8%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
13.6%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
57 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
947.2 $2016NMW [+]
870.0 €2016NMW [+]
22,337€2007Average Wage [+]
30,612$2007Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart27º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
10.69%09/19/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
0.5%August 2017HICP [+]
3.4%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart45º2017Doing Business [+]
1.8%June 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
13,300June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
17.99June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart700.492015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/13/2014Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart2,676.1 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart1,871.4 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart14.95%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart7,061.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart6,490.6 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart39.45%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-4,385.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-4,619.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-24.50%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
6.4%June 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart922016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart854,8022016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart196,1672015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart248.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart23.12%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart409.52015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart177,1852015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart20.89%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8562015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart64º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart84º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
30º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart11.10‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.322015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart6.40‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart81.802015Life expectancy [+]
7.20‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.10‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart152015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
16.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart5.292015CO2 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