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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart88,357M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart97,802M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart5,346€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart5,917$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart31,9842016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart35,3942016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart36.19%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart1,935€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart2,141$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-7,4342016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-8,2262016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-8.41%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart34,827.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart38,540.02016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart4,481.32015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart4,972.02015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart12.79%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart10.23%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart1,955.72016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart2,164.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart5.96%1994Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart39.41%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart2,107€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart2,332$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart275€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart305$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart217€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart288$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart118€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart131$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
B311/23/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BB-06/29/2017S&P Rating [+]
B08/24/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart312016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart97º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart75.92015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart74º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart100º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.7%2017Q3Unemployment rate [+]
298 m.2017Q3Unemployed [+]
318.0 $2013NMW [+]
241.0 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116º
Prices
0.6%October 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
7.79%11/01/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018148ºchart118º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart139.282015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
35.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart15,175.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart16,797.7 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart17.18%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart14,747.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart16,324.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart16.69%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart427.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart473.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart0.48%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart642016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart16,529,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart387,5132015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart2,387.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart2.38%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart743.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,101,9232015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart6.77%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7392015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart66º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart40º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
44º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.44‰chart20.48‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart2.512015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰chart5.13‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.84chart76.082015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1,3092014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart8.22014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart2.592015CO2 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