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GDP Mill. € [+]201664,687M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201671,673M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20166,421€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,114$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201622,664chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201625,087chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201634.99%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,250€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,490$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,891chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,094chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.92%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201611,427.6chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201612,649.2chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20131,746.0chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20132,322.5chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201320.65%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20141,413.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201417.36%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016413.4chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016458.1chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.23%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201617.64%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,134€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,256$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013178€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013237$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014145€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014193$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201641€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201645$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/20/2017Ba3
S&P Rating [+]05/20/2015BB-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/18/2016BB-
Corruption Index [+]201631chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017104ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.2chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/2016100ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201676ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q45.2%
Unemployed [+]2016Q4245 m.
NMW [+]2013170.9 $
NMW [+]2013129.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201581ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Dominican pesos [+]11/16/201756.3422
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]May 20173.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/01/20155.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201899ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015161.38chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201318.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201625.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20168,808.4 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20169,750.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201613.62%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201615,466.6 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201617,120.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.91%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-6,658.2 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-7,370.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.29%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016207chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,075,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015415,564chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,196.2chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.16%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015862.2chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,304,493chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201513.07%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.722chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201799ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201697ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201562º
Birth Rate [+]201520.51‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.45chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.08‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201573.70chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,810chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201417.4chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.31chart0.132015CO2 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