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GDP Mill. € [+]2016120,759M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016133,668M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20166,785€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,511$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201625,318chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201628,025chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201620.96%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,423€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,575$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,892chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-5,415chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.05%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201626,639.5chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201629,487.3chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,632.6chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20155,139.8chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201511.89%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.90%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016996.0chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,102.5chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.17%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201622.05%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,497€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,657$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015262€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015291$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014227€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014301$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201656€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201662$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/26/2017Baa3
S&P Rating [+]02/17/2016BBB-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/20/2017BBB
Corruption Index [+]201629chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201757ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201568.3chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/2016104ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201675ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q14.9%
Unemployed [+]2017Q1439 m.
NMW [+]2013124.2 $
NMW [+]201394.2 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201537ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Tenges [+]11/15/2017393.9405
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/17/201752.45%
Business
Doing Business [+]201836ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015248.85chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200912.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201610.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201633,224.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201636,775.6 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201627.51%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201622,743.5 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201625,174.8 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201618.83%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201610,480.4 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201611,600.8 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20168.68%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20167chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201617,797,032chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,546,778chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015183.8chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201520.07%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,514.0chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20154,075,738chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201523.06%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.794chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201772ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201651ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201522.66‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.73chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.48‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201572.00chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015853chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20154.8chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201515.20chart0.132015CO2 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