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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q38,555€
GDP Mill. € [+]20162,228,857M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20162,466,472M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201633,300€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,178$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3573,397M.€
Debt [+]20162,150,950chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,380,887chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201696.50%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201632,092€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201635,523$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-75,893chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-84,006chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.40%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,257,171.0chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,391,562.6chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013116,190.8chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2013154,319.5chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20139.66%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016192,640.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016213,233.5
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.69%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201650,407.5chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201655,781.4chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.70%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201656.20%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201618,757€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201620,762$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20131,763€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,423$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,886€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,194$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016753€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016863$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/18/2015Aa2
S&P Rating [+]11/08/2013AAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/28/2017AA
Corruption Index [+]201669chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201722ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201533.7chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201695ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201618ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20179.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q29.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q22,701 m.
NMW [+]20171,560.4 $
NMW [+]20171,480.3 €
Average Wage [+]201638,049€
Average Wage [+]201642,117$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201514ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/24/20170.69%
Risk Premium [+]11/24/201733
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/24/201710.86%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.1%
HICP [+]October 20171.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20172.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201831ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20173.2%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 20172,048,015
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201737.69
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,082,000
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015578.97chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201420.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201655.1%
Trade
Exports [+]2016452,813.9 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016501,262.8 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201620.32%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016517,621.8 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016573,021.8 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201623.22%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-64,807.9 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-71,759.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-2.91%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20175.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016122chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201667,024,459chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20157,784,418chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201624,373.1chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.66%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201620,779.1chart375.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,145,975chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.21%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.897chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201751ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201617ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201516º
Birth Rate [+]201611.70‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.96chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20168.80‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20123.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.90‰
Number of homicides [+]20151,017chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20151.6chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201513.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.09chart0.132015CO2 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