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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart702,641M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart771,163M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart41,300€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart45,283$2016GDP per capita [+]
10,687€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
182,542M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart434,090 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart480,494 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart62.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart25,413 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart28,211$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart2,573 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart2,848 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart0.40%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart305,249.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart337,880.12016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart36,660.22014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart48,715.72014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart11.97%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
59,153.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
65,476.72016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart20.86%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart8,435.92016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart9,258.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart2.82%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart43.40%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart17,870€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart19,780$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart2,173€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart2,889$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart3,484€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart3,856$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart496€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart544$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa03/31/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAAA11/20/2015S&P Rating [+]
AAA04/28/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart832016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart26.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart62º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.7%August 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.0%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
451 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
1,635.5 $2017NMW [+]
1,551.6 €2017NMW [+]
50,853€2016Average Wage [+]
56,289$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.57%09/22/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
1209/22/2017Risk Premium [+]
9.38%09/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.4%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.5%August 2017HICP [+]
2.6%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart28º2017Doing Business [+]
4.1%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
417,695June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
29.56June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
44,4302016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart553.332015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
21.00%10/01/2012Standard VAT [+]
52.7%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart516,248.9 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart569,705.4 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart73.88%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart456,289.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart503,414.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart65.28%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart59,959.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart66,291.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart8.60%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
1.9%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart4112016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart17,081,5072016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,979,4862015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart1,364.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart11.66%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart5,361.02015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart981,4342015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart5.78%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9242015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart19º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart16º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart10.10‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.662015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart8.70‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart81.602015Life expectancy [+]
3.80‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.00‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1042015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.62015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
11.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart9.772015CO2 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