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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2015Q35,183€
GDP Mill. € [+]201618,123M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201619,810M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201621,300€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201623,352$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2015Q34,390M.€
Debt [+]201619,418chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201621,493chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016107.10%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201622,716€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,144$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201682chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201691chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.50%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20166,946.0chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20167,688.5chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,080.7chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20141,433.0chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.53%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2014531.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2014705.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20147.58%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016322.8chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016352.9chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.33%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201638.30%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,126€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20168,995$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,271€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,670$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014690€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014907$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016379€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016416$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/28/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]03/17/2017BB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/20/2017BB
Corruption Index [+]201655chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201764ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201566.2chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201631ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 201710.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q210.6%
Unemployed [+]2017Q245 m.
NMW [+]2016947.2 $
NMW [+]2016870.0 €
Average Wage [+]200722,337€
Average Wage [+]200730,612$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201527ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/24/20177.15%
Prices
HICP [+]October 20170.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20171.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201853ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]August 20176.6%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201713,300
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201717.99
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015700.49chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/13/201419.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20162,676.1 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,871.4 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201614.77%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20167,061.6 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20166,490.6 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201638.97%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,385.4 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-4,619.2 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-24.20%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 20176.8%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201692chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]2016854,802chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015196,167chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016321.1chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201523.12%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016408.7chart375.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015177,185chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201520.89%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.856chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201764ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201684ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201530º
Birth Rate [+]201611.10‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.32chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.40‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.80chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20157.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201515chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.3chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.2%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.29chart0.132015CO2 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