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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart277,339M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart306,143M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart48,400€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart53,254$2016GDP per capita [+]
12,550€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
72,145M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart104,673 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart115,862 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart37.80%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart18,208 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart20,130$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-1,731 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-1,916 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-0.60%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart148,502.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart164,377.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart22,322.02013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart29,641.42013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart15.23%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
24,136.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
10,830.31998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart16.77%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart3,183.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart3,514.32016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart2.74%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart53.50%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart25,832€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart28,594$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart3,977€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart5,291$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart4,229€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart2,042$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart556€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart611$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa03/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAAA02/27/2001S&P Rating [+]
AAA07/21/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart902016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart12º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart21.52015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart93º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.8%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.5%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
164 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
55,412€2016Average Wage [+]
60,375$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
7.440709/21/2017Euro / Danish krones [+]
0.53%09/22/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
909/22/2017Risk Premium [+]
15.82%09/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.5%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.5%August 2017HICP [+]
3.0%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.05%01/20/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
-3.1%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
229,865June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
47.29June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart497.302015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
25.00%01/01/1992Standard VAT [+]
55.8%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart86,137.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart95,192.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart31.09%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart77,278.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart85,595.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart27.96%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart8,859.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart9,597.4 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart3.13%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
0.3%August 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1342016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart5,748,7692016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart572,5202015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart1,246.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart10.03%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart1,772.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart250,6752015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart4.39%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9252015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart19º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
11º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart10.80‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.712015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart9.20‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart80.802015Life expectancy [+]
5.10‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.90‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart562015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
12.2%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart6.512015CO2 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