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GDP Mill. € [+]201634,971M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201638,709M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20163,698€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,094$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201633,257chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201636,812chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201695.07%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,517€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20163,893$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,193chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-1,321chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.41%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201610,131.4chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201611,214.4chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]1999378.1chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]1999403.0chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]199914.18%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.68%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20161,600.9chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,772.1chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201516.29%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201628.96%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,071€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,186$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199980€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]199985$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014210€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014279$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016169€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016187$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]11/14/2016B1
S&P Rating [+]10/20/2017B+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201648chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201765ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201576.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016106ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201682ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q415.8%
Human Capital Ranking [+]201576ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/16/2017-3.53%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20173.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]06/19/20174.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018103ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015165.59chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201116.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201520.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20166,783.9 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20167,509.1 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.40%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201617,352.1 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201619,207.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201649.62%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-10,568.2 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-11,698.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-30.22%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016106chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20169,455,802chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,112,026chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,348.3chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201545.60%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,695.7chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015699,719chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201510.25%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.742chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201795ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016134ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201585º
Birth Rate [+]201527.04‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.45chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20153.83‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.19chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2013144chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20132.0chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20153.02chart0.132015CO2 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