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Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q22,647€
GDP Mill. € [+]201652,497M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201658,109M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201610,694€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,836$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q212,995M.€
Debt [+]201623,476chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201625,986chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201644.71%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20164,782€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,294$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,760chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-3,055chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.26%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201610,109.9chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201611,190.7chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,588.0chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,980.9chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201523.38%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20142,524.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20143,353.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.34%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20150chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20150chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20150%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201619.25%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,059€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,280$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015740€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015821$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014529€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014703$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20150€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20150$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/09/2017Ba2
S&P Rating [+]02/25/2016BB-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]01/19/2017BB
Corruption Index [+]201658chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201747ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201546.7chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201645ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q39.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3205 m.
NMW [+]2015526.1 $
NMW [+]2015433.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201553ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/13/20170.18%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20172.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]07/31/20153.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201861ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015221.89chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200613.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201615.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20168,704.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20169,634.4 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201616.58%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201613,661.1 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201615,121.5 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.02%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,957.2 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,487.1 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.44%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201696chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20164,909,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015421,697chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015552.0chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20158.69%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015785.5chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015133,185chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.75%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.776chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201734ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201632ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201528º
Birth Rate [+]201514.53‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20154.88‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201579.61chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015566chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201511.8chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.72chart0.132015CO2 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