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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart169,578M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart187,039M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart8,600€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart9,465$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,040€2015Q3Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
40,535M.€2015Q3Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart63,008 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart69,744 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart37.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart3,208 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart3,559$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-5,151 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-5,701 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-3.00%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart58,868.42016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart65,161.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart4,705.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart6,244.12014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart9.24%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
6,722.02014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
8,930.22014Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart12.84%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart2,500.92016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart2,758.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart4.44%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart34.70%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart2,998€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart3,318$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart238€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart313$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart340€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart447$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart127€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart140$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa304/21/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBBB-05/16/2014S&P Rating [+]
BBB-07/14/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart482016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart53º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart54.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart60º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart48º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.2%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.5%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
481 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
355.0 $2017NMW [+]
318.5 €2017NMW [+]
6,851€2015Average Wage [+]
7,601$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart39º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
4.596509/25/2017Euro / Romanian new lei [+]
11.34%09/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.2%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
0.6%August 2017HICP [+]
2.4%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
1.75%05/07/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart36º2017Doing Business [+]
7.6%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
104,475June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
6.52June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
359,3062016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart304.112015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2016Standard VAT [+]
16.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart57,386.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart63,519.8 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart33.84%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart67,342.0 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart74,539.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart39.71%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-9,955.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-11,019.5 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-5.87%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
10.1%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart822016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart19,638,3092016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart226,9432015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart2,932.52015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart1.15%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart548.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart3,408,1182015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart17.25%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart25º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart76º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
45º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart9.60‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.582015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart13.00‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart75.002015Life expectancy [+]
6.30‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.60‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart2912015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.52015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
25.3%2016% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart4.162015CO2 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