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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart184,934M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart204,761M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart17,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart19,861$2016GDP per capita [+]
4,643€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
47,871M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart241,061 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart266,830 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart130.40%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart23,382 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart25,899$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-3,722 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-4,120 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-2.00%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart83,335.72016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart92,244.32016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart8,871.32014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart11,788.62014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart9.89%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
10,960.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
12,131.92016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart11.91%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart3,404.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart3,769.02016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart4.02%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart45.10%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart8,083€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart8,947$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart851€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart1,133$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart1,060€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart1,173$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart329€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart366$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba109/01/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBBB-09/15/2017S&P Rating [+]
BB+06/16/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart622016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart38º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart29.72015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart75º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart30º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
9.1%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
9.0%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
461 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
685.0 $2017NMW [+]
649.8 €2017NMW [+]
17,521€2016Average Wage [+]
19,394$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart38º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
2.42%09/22/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
19809/22/2017Risk Premium [+]
13.48%09/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.1%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.3%August 2017HICP [+]
3.0%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart25º2017Doing Business [+]
5.2%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
215,892June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
25.03June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
143,0962016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart567.792015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
23.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
61.3%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart50,314.1 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart55,661.6 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart27.18%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart61,133.9 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart67,567.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart33.00%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-10,819.8 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-11,905.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-5.81%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
3.9%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1122016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart10,309,5732016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart837,2572015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart4,367.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart8.10%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart2,303.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart2,306,3212015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart22.30%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8432015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart31º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
38º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart8.40‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.312015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart10.70‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart81.302015Life expectancy [+]
3.10‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.20‰2013Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1002015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.02015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
19.5%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart4.912015CO2 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