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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart3,144,050M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart3,466,757M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart38,100€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart41,869$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,790€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
810,646M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart2,140,368 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart2,369,173 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart68.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart25,850 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart28,597$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart23,705 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart26,239 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart0.80%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart1,387,676.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart1,536,018.62016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart145,221.52014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart192,414.42014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart11.14%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
298,694.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
330,624.42016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart19.65%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart37,253.32016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart41,076.92016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart4.19%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart44.30%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart16,759€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart18,551$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart1,793€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart2,376$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart3,635€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart4,023$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart451€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart496$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa02/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAAA08/17/1983S&P Rating [+]
AAA09/01/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart812016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart28.12015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart105º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart10º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.7%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
4.1%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
1,762 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
1,579.0 $2017NMW [+]
1,498.0 €2017NMW [+]
47,809€2016Average Wage [+]
52,919$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart22º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.45%09/22/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
9.68%09/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.8%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.8%August 2017HICP [+]
2.4%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart17º2017Doing Business [+]
3.9%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
3,404,794June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
45.48June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
6,062,5622016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart589.312015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
19.00%01/01/2007Standard VAT [+]
47.5%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart1,208,648.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart1,339,646.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart38.64%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart953,555.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart1,054,891.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart30.43%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart255,092.6 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart284,755.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart8.21%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
2.7%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart2322016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart82,800,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart12,005,6902015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart15,362.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart14.61%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart22,967.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart4,045,4112015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart4.92%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9262015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart16º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart13º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart9.30‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.502015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart11.20‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart80.702015Life expectancy [+]
4.90‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.00‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart6822015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
16.7%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart9.642015CO2 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