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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart288,036M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart318,386M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart33,712€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart37,262$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,302€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
79,475M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart172,915 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart191,849 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart64.08%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart20,642 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart22,905$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-7,206 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-7,995 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-2.67%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart106,912.52015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart118,619.42015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart13,377.62014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart17,776.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart14.28%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
12,892.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
5,681.42000Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart11.57%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart16,251.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart17,963.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart15.21%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart39.62%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart12,763€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart14,160$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart1,629€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart2,165$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart1,528€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart903$2000Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart1,902€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart2,102$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A108/11/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BA+09/09/2011S&P Rating [+]
A+04/26/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart642016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart27º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart79.42015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart89º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart21º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.2%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
166 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
1,339.4 $2017NMW [+]
1,272.3 €2017NMW [+]
33,479€2016Average Wage [+]
35,496$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart29º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
4.166609/25/2017Euro / Israeli Shekel [+]
-3.64%09/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-0.7%July 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
0.10%03/31/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart52º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart353.262015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
17.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
50.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart54,350.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart60,160.2 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart18.87%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart62,187.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart68,835.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart21.59%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-7,837.3 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-8,675.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-2.72%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart3872016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart8,544,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart2,011,7272015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart853.12015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart24.01%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart2,685.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart342,5852015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart4.09%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8992015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart144º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart49º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
18º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart21.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart3.092015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart5.30‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart82.052015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1102015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.42015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart5.162015CO2 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