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Government
1,416€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart266,436M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart294,900M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart4,790€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart5,302$2016GDP per capita [+]
78,735M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart137,7802016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart152,5092016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart51.70%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart2,477€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart2,742$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-10,6142016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-11,7492016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-3.98%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart87,611.82016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart96,977.52016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart15,919.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart21,170.72014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart19.13%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
11,184.22014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
4,938.41998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart14.23%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart2,858.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart3,163.32016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart3.07%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart32.88%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart1,575€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart1,744$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart295€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart393$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart207€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart113$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart51€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart57$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Baa306/09/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BBB+04/03/2017S&P Rating [+]
BB+06/01/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart452016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart61º2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart67.02015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart20º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart54º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
26.7%March 2016Unemployment Rate [+]
27.6%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
6,201 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
291.6 $2013NMW [+]
221.4 €2013NMW [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart92º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
16.171910/20/2017Euro / South African rands [+]
17.54%10/20/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
-16.1%September 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
7.00%03/18/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart74º2017Doing Business [+]
599,0042016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart175.352015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
14.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
41.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart67,839.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart75,091.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart25.46%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart82,735.7 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart91,580.2 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart31.05%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-14,896.7 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-16,489.2 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-5.59%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart462016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart55,620,0002016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart3,142,5112015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart825.32015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart5.74%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart2,453.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart841,1202015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart1.54%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.6662015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart123º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart15º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
78º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.44‰chart21.30‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart2.492015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰chart10.10‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.84chart61.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart18,6732015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart34.32015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart7.662015CO2 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