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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart80,958M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart89,552M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart14,900€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart16,476$2016GDP per capita [+]
3,853€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
20,941M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart42,053 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart46,549 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart51.90%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart7,737 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart8,551$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-1,362 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-1,507 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-1.70%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart33,706.32016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart37,309.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart3,219.02014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart4,277.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart10.16%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
4,445.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
4,920.82016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart14.95%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart936.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart1,035.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart2.73%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart41.60%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart6,201€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart6,864$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart593€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart790$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart819€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart907$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart172€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart190$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
A204/07/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BA+07/31/2015S&P Rating [+]
A+08/04/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart512016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart67º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart42.62015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart87º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart37º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.3%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
8.1%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
223 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
458.5 $2017NMW [+]
435.0 €2017NMW [+]
10,918€2016Average Wage [+]
12,085$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart34º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
2.71%09/26/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.5%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.6%August 2017HICP [+]
1.3%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart33º2017Doing Business [+]
9.2%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
93,080June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
19.39June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
1,040,0002016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart438.352015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/01/2011Standard VAT [+]
35.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart70,119.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart77,634.4 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart86.61%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart68,211.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart75,470.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart84.26%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart1,908.1 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart2,163.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart2.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
4.9%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1112016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart5,435,3432016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart177,1902015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart2,137.62015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart3.27%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart683.72015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart341,6202015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart6.30%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8452015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart26º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart94º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
40º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart10.60‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.402015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart9.60‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart76.702015Life expectancy [+]
5.30‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.80‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart482015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.92015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
12.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart6.682015CO2 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