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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart366,747M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart405,952M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart1,972€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart2,183$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart68,310 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart75,612 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart18.62%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart367 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart406$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-16,240 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-17,976 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-4.43%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart33,964.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart37,594.72016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart851.11975Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart8.17%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart1,586.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart1,755.72016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart9.33%2013Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart9.26%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart183€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart202$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart13$1975Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart22€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart30$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart9€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart9$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BB09/16/2016S&P Rating [+]
B+08/31/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart282016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart124º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart102.42015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart52º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart114º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.2%2016Q4Unemployment rate [+]
5,821 m.2016Q4Unemployed [+]
115.9 $2013NMW [+]
87.9 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart120º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
366.603209/20/2017Euro / Nairas [+]
Prices
16.0%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
14.00%07/01/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart169º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart20.702015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
5.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
24.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart29,632.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart32,800.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart8.08%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart35,233.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart39,000.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart9.61%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-5,601.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-6,200.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-1.53%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart2012016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart185,989,6402016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,199,1152015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart20,459.22015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart0.66%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart936.22015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart1,093,6442015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart0.60%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.5272015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart149º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart118º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
86º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart39.13‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart5.592015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart12.70‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart53.052015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart17,8432015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart9.82015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart0.482015CO2 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