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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,945M.€chart462,058M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,115M.$chart511,000M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart46,600€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart51,125$2016GDP per capita [+]
11,940€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]
119,345M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20142,841 M.€chart190,559 M.€2016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20143,774 M.$chart210,930 M.$2016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201430.62%chart41.60%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014162 €chart19,065 €2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2014215$chart21,268$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2014-182 M.€chart4,309 M.€2016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2014-242 M.$chart4,769 M.$2016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2014-1.97%chart0.90%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,196.4chart231,639.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,917.9chart256,401.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.2chart33,209.42014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015452.9chart44,041.02014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart14.94%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
42,699.52016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
16,944.21998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart19.03%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.0chart4,812.52016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.4chart5,322.22016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart3.39%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201423.67%chart50.10%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014125€chart23,175€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2014166$chart25,653$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart3,423€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart4,518$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart4,335€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart1,914$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart485€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart532$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aaa04/08/2016Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAAA02/16/2004S&P Rating [+]
AAA08/04/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart882016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart20.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart44º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
6.6%August 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
7.2%2017Q1Unemployment rate [+]
381 m.2017Q1Unemployed [+]
44,679€2016Average Wage [+]
49,982$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
9.514509/18/2017Euro / Swedish kronas [+]
0.88%09/19/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
4309/19/2017Risk Premium [+]
4.32%09/18/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
2.2%August 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
2.2%August 2017HICP [+]
4.2%July 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
-0.50%02/17/2016Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2017146ºchart2017Doing Business [+]
6.6%July 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
378,257June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
44.06June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
205,3742016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart535.922015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
25.00%01/01/1996Standard VAT [+]
60.1%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart126,015.7 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart139,539.0 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.81%chart27.27%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart127,222.1 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart140,347.0 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.17%chart27.53%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-1,206.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-807.9 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-0.26%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
2.6%July 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart222016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart9,995,1532016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart1,639,7712015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart3,268.72015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart16.65%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart3,401.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart333,4282015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart3.38%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9132015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart18º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.53‰chart11.80‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.852015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.34‰chart9.20‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201558.93chart82.202015Life expectancy [+]
5.30‰2015Crude marriage rate [+]
2.50‰2015Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart1122015Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart1.22015Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
14.5%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart4.352015CO2 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