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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart167,193M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart181,991M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart35,228€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart38,345$2016GDP per capita [+]
9,157€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
43,460M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart48,512 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart53,698 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart29.50%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart10,222 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart11,311$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart1,017 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart1,125 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart0.62%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart56,191.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart62,198.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart10,076.82015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart11,034.52015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart17.99%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
12,353.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
3,309.01998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart23.36%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart1,892.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart2,060.12016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart3.45%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart34.17%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart11,840€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart13,106$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart2,168€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart2,374$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart2,633€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart867$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart399€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart434$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa03/24/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAA09/29/2011S&P Rating [+]
AA02/17/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart902016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart16º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart22.62015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart40º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart17º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.6%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
123 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
1,795.3 $2016NMW [+]
1,646.5 €2016NMW [+]
36,289€2016Average Wage [+]
39,080$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
1.633609/22/2017Euro / New Zealand dollars [+]
3.01%09/25/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
25609/25/2017Risk Premium [+]
14.37%09/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%March 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
1.75%11/10/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart797.912015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
15.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
33.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart30,444.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart33,699.3 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart18.21%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart32,583.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart36,067.1 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart19.49%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-2,139.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-2,367.8 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-1.28%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart182016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart4,746,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,039,7362015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart420.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart22.37%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart2,427.92015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart802,3352015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart17.27%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9152015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
12º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart13.27‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.992015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart6.87‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart81.462015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart412014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.92014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart7.432015CO2 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