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Government
3,038€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart424,269M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart469,323M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart11,000€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart12,359$2016GDP per capita [+]
115,358M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart228,1662016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart252,5572016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart54.40%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart6,009€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart6,651$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-10,2532016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-11,3492016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-2.40%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart175,080.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart193,796.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart20,186.82014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart26,771.62014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart11.65%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
18,854.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
6,010.61998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart10.70%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart8,438.32016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart9,334.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart6.25%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart41.30%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart4,611€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart5,104$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart526€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart704$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart497€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart155$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart219€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart246$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A205/12/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBBB+01/15/2016S&P Rating [+]
A-07/07/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart622016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart39º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart39.82015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart64º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart39º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.7%August 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.0%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
863 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
478.6 $2017NMW [+]
453.5 €2017NMW [+]
10,951€2016Average Wage [+]
13,079$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart28º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
4.236310/20/2017Euro / Polish zlotys [+]
26.57%10/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.6%September 2017HICP [+]
4.5%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
1.50%03/05/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart24º2017Doing Business [+]
8.9%August 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
452,409June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
14.24June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
681,8372016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart638.722015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
23.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
38.8%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart182,967.2 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart202,522.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart43.13%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart178,245.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart197,311.7 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart42.01%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart4,722.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart5,210.4 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart1.11%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
6.7%August 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1212016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart37,972,9642016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart619,4032015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart6,785.02015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart1.63%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart1,489.32015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart4,449,7892015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart11.72%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8552015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart33º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart38º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
32º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.44‰chart10.10‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.322015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰chart10.20‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.84chart77.502015Life expectancy [+]
5.00‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.80‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart2862015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.72015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
17.6%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart7.642015CO2 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