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GDP Mill. € [+]2016300,252M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016332,349M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,329€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,685$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2016291,034chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016322,145chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201696.90%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,227€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,571$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-32,673chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-36,165chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-10.88%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201696,357.7chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016106,658.4chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20084,364.8chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20086,419.8chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200810.51%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.59%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20165,006.0chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,541.2chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20135.00%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201632.08%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,068€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,182$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200858€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200885$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201457€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201476$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201656€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201661$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/18/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]11/15/2013B-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/22/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201634chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017100ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201590.0chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016107ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q312.8%
Unemployed [+]2015Q33,596 m.
NMW [+]2013110.2 $
NMW [+]201383.6 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201584ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Egyptian pounds [+]11/16/201720.7656
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/16/201712.17%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 201610.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/06/201718.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018128ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]201636,230
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201564.42chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201613.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201522.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201623,008.4 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201625,468.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20167.66%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201650,401.1 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201655,789.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.79%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-27,392.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-30,321.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.12%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201690chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201690,200,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015491,643chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201518,325.4chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.55%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015384.6chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20153,268,970chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.67%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.691chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017139ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016132ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201527.20‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.31chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.96‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201571.30chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20112,703chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20113.2chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.48chart0.132015CO2 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