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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart267,808M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart296,359M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart8,459€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart9,360$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart154,722 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart171,665 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart57.95%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart4,961 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart5,505$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-7,612 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-8,445 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-2.85%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart66,976.92015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart74,310.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart13,260.82015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart14,714.52015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart19.72%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
5,665.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
7,526.32014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart6.45%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart3,768.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart4,170.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart8.22%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart25.08%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart2,148€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart2,383$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart425€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart472$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart191€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart253$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart119€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart132$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A301/11/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BA-10/07/2003S&P Rating [+]
A-08/17/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart492016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart18º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart65.92015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart35º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
3.4%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
513 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
294.4 $2013NMW [+]
223.1 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart52º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
5.011709/22/2017Euro / Malaysian ringgit [+]
7.76%09/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Money Market
3.00%07/13/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart23º2017Doing Business [+]
513,4452016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart426.752015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
6.00%01/01/2015Standard VAT [+]
28.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart171,121.6 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart189,414.5 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart63.90%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart152,129.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart168,392.4 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart56.81%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart18,991.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart21,022.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart7.09%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart962016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart31,661,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart2,514,2432015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart1,642.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart8.06%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart5,954.82015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,835,2522015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart5.88%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.7892015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart29º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart106º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart16.79‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.932015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart4.98‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart74.882015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart6522012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart2.32012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart8.092015CO2 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