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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q27,042€
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,680,523M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,850,735M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201627,700€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201630,507$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2426,662M.€
Debt [+]20162,218,471chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,455,626chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016132.00%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201636,615€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201640,529$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-41,937chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-46,420chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.50%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016830,111.0chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016918,849.9chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201466,168.1chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201487,927.0chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20148.01%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016112,182.0
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2016124,174.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.65%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201625,381.1chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201627,951.8chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.24%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201649.40%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201613,701€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,165$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,089€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,447$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,849€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,047$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016418€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016461$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]10/06/2017Baa2
S&P Rating [+]10/27/2017BBBB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/20/2017BBB
Corruption Index [+]201647chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201743ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201543.2chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201654ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201629ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 201711.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q211.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q22,839 m.
Average Wage [+]201630,642€
Average Wage [+]201633,917$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201535ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/23/20171.78%
Risk Premium [+]11/23/2017143
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/201716.45%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.0%
HICP [+]October 20171.1%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20172.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201846ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20172.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 20171,912,661
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201735.44
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,103,516
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015696.31chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]10/01/201322.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201648.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2016417,076.8 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016461,523.9 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201624.82%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016365,579.0 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016404,445.4 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201621.75%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201651,497.8 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201657,078.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20163.06%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20173.2%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016201chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201660,589,445chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20155,788,875chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20169,712.8chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20159.54%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201615,960.1chart375.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20152,900,924chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.78%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.887chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201738ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201650ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201537º
Birth Rate [+]20167.80‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.35chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201610.10‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.70chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.20‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.40‰
Number of homicides [+]2015469chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.8chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201519.9%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.90chart0.132015CO2 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