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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart40,418M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart43,991M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart19,600€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart21,294$2016GDP per capita [+]
5,198€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
10,738M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart31,677 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart35,063 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart79.70%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart15,333 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart16,971$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart-733 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart-811 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart-1.80%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart18,085.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart20,018.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart1,988.32013Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart2,617.32013Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart10.00%2013Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
2,445.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
2,706.52016Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart12.83%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart371.42016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart404.22016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart2.22%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart45.50%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart8,754€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart9,690$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart966€2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart1,271$2013Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart1,185€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart1,311$2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart180€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart196$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa109/08/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BA+06/16/2017S&P Rating [+]
A-08/25/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart612016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart59º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart31.62015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart32º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
7.0%July 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
6.4%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
66 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
848.5 $2017NMW [+]
805.0 €2017NMW [+]
18,292€2016Average Wage [+]
20,247$2016Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart15º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
11.85%09/25/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
1.2%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
1.4%August 2017HICP [+]
1.5%August 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0%03/16/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart30º2017Doing Business [+]
6.5%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
67,726June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
39.45June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
133,7022016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart575.422015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
22.00%07/01/2013Standard VAT [+]
61.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart29,742.4 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart32,850.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart73.59%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart27,597.5 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart30,449.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart68.28%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart2,144.9 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart2,400.8 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart5.31%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
9.7%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart1022016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart2,065,8952016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart235,9662015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart728.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart11.43%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart751.62015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart140,4902015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart6.81%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.8902015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
26º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart9.90‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.572015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart9.50‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart80.902015Life expectancy [+]
3.10‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
1.20‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart252015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.3%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart7.552015CO2 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