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GDP Mill. € [+]201688,357M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201697,802M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,346€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,917$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201631,984chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201635,394chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201636.19%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,935€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,141$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-7,434chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-8,226chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-8.41%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201634,827.1chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201638,540.0chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,481.3chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,972.0chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201512.79%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.23%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,955.7chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,164.7chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]19945.96%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201639.41%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,107€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,332$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015275€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015305$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014217€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014288$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016118€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016131$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/23/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]06/29/2017B-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/24/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201631chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201797ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201575.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201674ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016100ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q33.7%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3298 m.
NMW [+]2013318.0 $
NMW [+]2013241.0 €
116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20170.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/01/20177.83%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018118ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015139.28chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200612.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201635.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201615,175.4 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201616,797.7 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201617.18%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201614,747.7 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201616,324.2 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.69%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016427.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016473.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.48%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201664chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201616,529,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015387,513chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,612.0chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.38%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016764.9chart375.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,101,923chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20156.77%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.739chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201766ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201640ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201544º
Birth Rate [+]201520.48‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.51chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.13‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201576.08chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20141,309chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20148.23chart0.712012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.59chart0.132015CO2 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