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GDP Mill. € [+]201638,647M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201642,778M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,370€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,517$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201628,383chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201631,417chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201673.42%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,006€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,114$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-3,422chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-3,788chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-8.85%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201610,091.7chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201611,170.5chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,803.3chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,395.7chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201421.02%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.82%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016146.6chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016162.2chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20112.80%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201626.11%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016358€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016396$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201467€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201489$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201423€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201431$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20165€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20166$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
S&P Rating [+]10/24/2014B-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/15/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201643chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017111ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016102ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
NMW [+]201375.1 $
NMW [+]201356.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201582ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Ghana cedi [+]11/22/20175.1849
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/201751.15%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 201711.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20178.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/06/201721.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018120ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201532.27chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201417.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201625.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201610,193.7 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201611,283.5 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201626.38%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201612,062.5 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201613,351.9 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201631.21%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,868.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-2,068.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-4.84%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016118chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201628,206,728chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015399,471chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,100.0chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.45%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20161,168.9chart375.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015801,710chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.91%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.579chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201743ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201659ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201581º
Birth Rate [+]201531.56‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20154.04chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.31‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201562.41chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20121,537chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.1chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.54chart0.132015CO2 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