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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q215,952€
GDP Mill. € [+]201618,331M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201620,047M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201654,500€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201659,629$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q25,397M.€
Debt [+]20169,790chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201610,837chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201654.04%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201628,935€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201632,028$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20162,317chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20162,565chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]201612.80%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20168,262.7chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,146.0chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2013913.2chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20131,208.3chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201317.67%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,279.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20161,416.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.73%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201213.6chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201217.4chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20120.36%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201645.60%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201624,421€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201627,031$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20132,818€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20133,710$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20163,847€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20164,258$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201243€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201254$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/01/2016A3
S&P Rating [+]03/17/2017AB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/07/2017A-
Corruption Index [+]201678chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201728ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201523.4chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201696ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201613ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20172.9%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q23.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q27 m.
Average Wage [+]201663,224€
Average Wage [+]201669,983$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201520ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Icelandic kronas [+]11/16/2017121.9000
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/20177.80%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20161.9%
HICP [+]October 2017-1.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/01/20174.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201823ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201719,337
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201764.37
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015787.14chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201524.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201644.4%
Trade
Exports [+]20164,026.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20164,455.8 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201621.96%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,987.0 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20165,699.3 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201627.21%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-961.0 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-1,243.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.24%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20163chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]2016338,349chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201537,522chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015190.6chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201511.28%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015126.5chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201538,496chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201511.58%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.921chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201612.00‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.90‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.50chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20114.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20111.60‰
Number of homicides [+]20153chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.9chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]20159.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201511.76chart0.132015CO2 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