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GDP Mill. € [+]201612,673M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201614,027M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,398€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,868$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201614,357chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201615,892chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]2016111.92%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20164,983€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,516$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-25chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-28chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-0.20%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20163,622.0chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,009.2chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015699.9chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015776.6chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201520.05%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.08%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016104.4chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016115.6chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20152.76%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.24%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,257€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,391$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015249€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015276$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014105€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014139$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201636€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201640$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/21/2016B3
S&P Rating [+]06/03/2015BB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/03/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201639chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201770ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201564.6chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201651ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201689ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q112.7%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1173 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]201574ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]201767ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201567.52chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201216.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201525.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20161,048.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,160.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20168.27%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20164,246.1 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20164,700.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201633.51%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-3,198.1 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-3,540.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-25.24%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016262chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20162,881,355chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201523,167chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,360.9chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.82%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201543.5chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,067,455chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201537.93%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.730chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201792ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201642ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201516.81‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.03chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20156.93‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201575.81chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20151,207chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201543.2chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.29chart0.132015CO2 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