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Government
8,931€2017Q2Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]
GDP Mill. € [+]201610,952M.€chart2,393,134M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201612,123M.$chart2,629,188M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016587€chart36,500€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016650$chart40,050$2016GDP per capita [+]
587,719M.€2017Q2Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]
Debt [+]20163,908chart2,022,2292016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,326chart2,238,4052016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201635.67%chart88.30%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016210€chart30,729€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016232$chart34,014$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-357chart-69,8332016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-396chart-77,2982016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.26%chart-2.90%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,508.1chart994,045.02016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,776.2chart1,100,308.42016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015408.4chart147,912.62015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015453.1chart162,757.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201518.03%chart13.88%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
182,714.22016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
72,986.21998Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201411.16%chart16.52%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016135.1chart44,124.32016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016149.5chart48,476.62016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20159.48%chart4.88%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.89%chart41.50%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016135€chart15,105€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016149$chart16,720$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201523€chart2,274€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201525$chart2,500$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201414€chart2,795€2016Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201418$chart1,248$1998Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20167€chart673€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168$chart738$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Aa209/22/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]05/26/2017BAA06/27/2016S&P Rating [+]
AA10/27/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201642chart812016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015135ºchart2017Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201589.2chart33.42015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201665ºchart33º10/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016122ºchart2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
4.3%September 2017Unemployment Rate [+]
4.3%2017Q2Unemployment rate [+]
1,428 m.2017Q2Unemployed [+]
1,475.5 $2017NMW [+]
1,396.9 €2017NMW [+]
44,627€2016Average Wage [+]
55,054$2015Average Wage [+]
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015116ºchart19º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
0.885011/21/2017Euro / British pounds [+]
1.28%11/21/201710-Year Bond Yield [+]
9311/21/2017Risk Premium [+]
3.76%11/21/2017Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]
Prices
3.0%October 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
3.0%October 2017HICP [+]
3.8%October 2017PPI Year on Year [+]
Money Market
0.50%11/02/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018148ºchart2018Doing Business [+]
3.1%September 2017IPI Year on Year [+]
2,673,961June 2017Passengers vehicles Year [+]
47.08June 2017Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]
1,816,6222016Motor vehicle production [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.40chart584.552015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
20.00%01/04/2011Standard VAT [+]
47.0%2016Top tax rate + SSC [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20162,168.3 M.€chart370,023.0 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,400.1 M.$chart409,396.7 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.80%chart15.46%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,864.6 M.€chart574,908.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20163,170.8 M.$chart635,762.3 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.16%chart24.02%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-696.2 M.€chart-204,885.3 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-770.7 M.$chart-226,365.6 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-6.36%chart-8.56%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
0.3%October 2017Retail Sales YoY [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201668chart2702016Density [+]
Population [+]201618,646,433chart65,808,5732016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015704,676chart8,543,1202015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015395.8chart5,003.42015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.89%chart13.07%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015360.1chart25,337.42015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,453,378chart4,917,4602015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20158.03%chart7.52%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.402chart0.9102015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201791ºchart41º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016123ºchart20º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
10º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201539.44‰chart11.80‰2016Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.44chart1.802015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰chart9.10‰2016Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201559.84chart81.002015Life expectancy [+]
4.30‰2013Crude marriage rate [+]
1.90‰2014Crude divorce rate [+]
Number of homicides [+]2012117chart5942014Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20120.7chart0.92014Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
16.7%2015% risk of poverty [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.13chart6.162015CO2 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