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GDP Mill. € [+]201610,120,237M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201611,218,281M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,319€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,113$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20154,310,534 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20154,782,537 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.61%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,136 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20153,480$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-281,895 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-312,762 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.79%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20153,168,792.2chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,515,775.0chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]199919,427.8chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]199920,706.2chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]199912.63%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014240,659.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]200021,210.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.43%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016194,608.3chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016215,723.3chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200816.08%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201531.32%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,305€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20152,558$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199915€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199916$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014176€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]200017$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016141€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016156$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/24/2017A1
S&P Rating [+]12/16/2010AA-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/13/2017A+
Corruption Index [+]201640chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201628ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201576.4chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201681ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201625ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2014Q44.1%
NMW [+]2013224.7 $
NMW [+]2013170.3 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201564ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Chinese yuan [+]09/19/20177.8832
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/20/201716.08%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20171.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20176.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/23/20154.35%
Business
Doing Business [+]201778ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20176.0%
Motor vehicle production [+]201628,118,794
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015118.47chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201417.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,895,529.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20162,098,161.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.73%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20161,434,123.2 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20161,587,431.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201614.17%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016461,405.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016510,730.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20164.56%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 201710.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016145chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20161,382,710,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015978,046chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201563,937.6chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.07%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,673.9chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20159,546,065chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20150.69%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.738chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017116ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201699ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201552º
Birth Rate [+]201512.10‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.57chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.10‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.99chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201410,083chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.73chart0.132015CO2 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