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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart120,759M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart133,668M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart6,785€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart7,511$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart25,3182016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart28,0252016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart20.96%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart1,423€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart1,575$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-4,8922016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-5,4152016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-4.05%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart26,639.52016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart29,487.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart4,632.62015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart5,139.82015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart11.89%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart10.90%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart996.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart1,102.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart7.17%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart22.05%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart1,497€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart1,657$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart262€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart291$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart227€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart301$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart56€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart62$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa307/26/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBBB-02/17/2016S&P Rating [+]
BBB04/21/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart292016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart57º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart68.32015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart104º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart75º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.9%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
439 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
124.2 $2013NMW [+]
94.2 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart37º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
394.702010/13/2017Euro / Tenges [+]
52.42%10/09/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart35º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart248.852015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
12.00%01/01/2009Standard VAT [+]
10.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart33,224.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart36,775.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart27.51%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart22,743.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart25,174.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart18.83%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart10,480.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart11,600.8 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart8.68%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart72016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart17,797,0322016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart3,546,7782015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart183.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart20.07%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart2,514.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart4,075,7382015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart23.06%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7942015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart72º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart51º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart22.66‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart2.732015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart7.48‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart72.002015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart8532015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart4.82015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart15.202015CO2 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