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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q39,950€
GDP Mill. € [+]20163,144,050M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20163,479,232M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201638,100€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201642,177$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3823,883M.€
Debt [+]20162,140,009chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,368,776chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201668.10%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201625,846€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201628,608$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201625,674chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201628,419chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.80%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,388,557.0chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,536,993.7chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2014145,221.5chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2014192,976.3chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.14%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016298,694.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016330,624.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201419.65%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201637,253.3chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201641,224.8chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.19%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201644.20%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201616,770€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201618,563$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,793€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20142,383$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,635€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20164,023$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016451€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016500$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/24/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]08/17/1983AAAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/01/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201681chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017chart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201528.1chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016105ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201610ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20173.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q23.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q21,622 m.
NMW [+]20171,579.0 $
NMW [+]20171,498.0 €
Average Wage [+]201647,809€
Average Wage [+]201652,919$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201522ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]12/11/20170.30%
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/11/201714.31%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.6%
HICP [+]November 20171.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201820ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.5%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 20173,404,794
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201745.48
Motor vehicle production [+]20166,062,562
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015589.31chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200719.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201647.5%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,205,488.8 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,339,646.5 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201638.34%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016953,760.9 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20161,054,891.3 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201630.34%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016251,727.8 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016284,755.2 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.01%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 2017-1.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016232chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201682,800,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201512,005,690chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201616,683.2chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201514.61%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201623,210.6chart375.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20154,045,411chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.92%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.926chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201716ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201613ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]20169.30‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.50chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201611.20‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201580.70chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.90‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.00‰
Number of homicides [+]2015682chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.85chart0.712012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.7%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20159.64chart0.132015CO2 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