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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q24,353€
GDP Mill. € [+]201621,098M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201623,331M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201616,000€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201617,786$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q25,727M.€
Debt [+]20161,987chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,199chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]20169.40%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,510€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,672$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-61chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-68chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-0.30%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20168,570.9chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,487.1chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,083.5chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20141,439.8chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201414.26%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,063.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20161,176.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.54%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016457.9chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016506.4chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]2013108.70%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201640.60%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20166,515€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20167,211$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014822€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,094$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016808€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016894$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016347€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016386$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/21/2017A1
S&P Rating [+]08/09/2011AA-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/10/2017A+
Corruption Index [+]201670chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201729ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201543.8chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201638ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201624ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20175.4%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q27.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q249 m.
NMW [+]2017495.4 $
NMW [+]2017470.0 €
Average Wage [+]201613,640€
Average Wage [+]201615,098$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201516ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/22/201715.17%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20162.2%
HICP [+]October 20174.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201812ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20174.0%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201724,007
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201722.27
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015595.16chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]07/01/200920.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201656.3%
Trade
Exports [+]201611,897.2 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201613,171.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201656.39%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201613,493.0 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201614,948.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201663.95%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,595.8 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,777.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-7.56%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20170.9%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201629chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20161,315,635chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015202,348chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015445.5chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201515.38%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015176.4chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015198,042chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201515.05%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.865chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201736ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201622ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201523º
Birth Rate [+]201610.70‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.58chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201611.70‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201578.00chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.60‰
Number of homicides [+]201542chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20153.2chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201521.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201522.29chart0.132015CO2 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