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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart60,977M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart67,495M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart3,677€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart4,070$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart14,9312016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart16,5272016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart24.48%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart900€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart997$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-6612016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-7322016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-1.08%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart7,362.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart8,149.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart1,698.92015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart1,884.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart24.09%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart17.83%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart240.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart266.32016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart3.62%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart12.07%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart444€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart491$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart105€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart116$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart65€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart86$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart15€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart16$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba106/30/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBB-10/18/2017S&P Rating [+]
BB04/19/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart282016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart84º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart80.42015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart41º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart97º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.3%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
223 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
302.7 $2013NMW [+]
229.4 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart86º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
4.4%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
2.75%11/30/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018148ºchart97º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart114.602015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
7.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart9,454.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart10,465.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart15.51%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart15,355.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart16,997.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart25.18%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-5,901.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-6,532.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-9.68%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1522016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart16,582,4692016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart76,3522015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016405.7chart7,468.62016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart0.47%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016375.6chart168.82016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,017,5172015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart6.26%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.6402015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart117º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart105º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
59º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.44‰chart25.63‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart3.032015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰chart4.86‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.84chart73.042015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart4,9982014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.71chart31.212014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart0.892015CO2 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