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Government
7,042€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart1,680,523M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart1,850,735M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart27,700€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart30,507$2016GDP per capita [+]
426,662M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart2,217,9092016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart2,455,0042016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart132.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart36,606€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart40,519$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-40,8092016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-45,1712016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-2.40%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart829,311.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart917,964.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart66,168.12014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart87,927.02014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart8.01%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
112,182.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
124,174.32016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart13.65%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart25,381.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart27,951.82016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart3.24%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart49.60%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart13,687€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart15,151$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart1,089€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart1,447$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart1,849€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart2,047$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart418€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart461$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa210/06/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBBB-12/05/2014S&P Rating [+]
BBB10/20/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart472016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart43º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart43.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart54º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart29º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
11.2%August 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
11.0%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
2,839 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
30,642€2016Average Wage [+]
33,917$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart35º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
2.04%10/20/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
16210/20/2017Risk Premium [+]
16.18%10/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.1%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.3%September 2017HICP [+]
1.6%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart50º2017Doing Business [+]
5.7%August 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
1,912,661June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
35.44June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
1,103,5162016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart696.312015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
22.00%10/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
48.8%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart417,076.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart461,523.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart24.82%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart365,579.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart404,445.4 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart21.75%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart51,497.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart57,078.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart3.06%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
0.6%August 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart2012016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart60,589,4452016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart5,788,8752015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart9,517.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart9.54%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart15,487.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart2,900,9242015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart4.78%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8872015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart38º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart50º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
37º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.44‰chart7.80‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.352015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰chart10.10‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.84chart82.702015Life expectancy [+]
3.20‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.40‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart4692015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.82015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
19.9%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart5.902015CO2 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