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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart1,159,545M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart1,280,731M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart8,084€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart8,929$2016GDP per capita [+]
2,498€2017Q1Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
358,346M.€2017Q1Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart196,257 M.€2015Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart217,748 M.$2015Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart15.94%2015Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart1,339 €2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart1,518$2015Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-41,612 M.€2015Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-46,168 M.$2015Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-3.38%2015Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart433,432.02015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart480,892.92015Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart65,182.12012Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart83,796.52012Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart11.15%2012Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
41,877.82015Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
11,674.91998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart9.49%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart62,594.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart69,136.32016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart15.86%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart35.21%2015Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart2,958€2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart3,282$2015Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart455€2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart585$2012Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart291€2015Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart79$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart436€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart482$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba102/17/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBB+01/26/2015S&P Rating [+]
BBB-09/22/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart292016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart45º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart80.02015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart34º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart43º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.1%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
5.5%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
4,208 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
85.1 $2016NMW [+]
76.9 €2016NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart26º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
68.888509/22/2017Euro / Russian Rubles [+]
-8.11%09/22/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.3%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
11.00%08/03/2015Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart40º2017Doing Business [+]
1,303,9892016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart350.442015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
18.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
13.0%2015Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart254,607.5 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart281,825.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart22.01%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart172,920.8 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart191,406.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart14.95%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart81,686.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart90,419.0 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart7.06%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart82016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart143,440,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart11,643,2762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart6,869.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart7.95%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart14,647.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart10,576,7662015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart7.22%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8042015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart151º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart75º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
65º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart13.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.782015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart13.00‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart70.912015Life expectancy [+]
6.70‰2016Crude marriage rate [+]
4.10‰2016Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart16,2322015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart11.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart12.272015CO2 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