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GDP Mill. € [+]201654,195M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201659,948M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201692,900€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016101,492$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q123,488€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q113,874M.€
Debt [+]201610,853 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201612,013 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201620.00%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201618,374 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201620,298$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016845 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016935 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20161.60%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201622,302.3chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201624,686.4chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20142,040.8chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,674.0chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.63%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,849.5
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20163,154.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201413.64%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016266.0chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016294.2chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20151.24%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.20%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201637,758€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201641,794$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,655€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,865$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,312€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,880$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016456€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016498$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/03/2017Aaa
S&P Rating [+]04/28/1994AAAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]04/14/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201681chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201620ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.2chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201612ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 20176.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.3%
Unemployed [+]2017Q215 m.
NMW [+]20172,106.7 $
NMW [+]20171,998.6 €
Average Wage [+]201656,197€
Average Wage [+]201662,205$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201521ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/20/2017-0.18%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]July 20171.9%
HICP [+]August 20172.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 20170.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201759ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 2017-3.8%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 201751,192
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201796.61
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015733.25chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201517.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.5%
Trade
Exports [+]201614,237.5 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201615,813.2 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201626.27%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201619,592.9 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201621,656.9 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201636.15%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,355.4 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-5,843.8 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.88%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 2017-25.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016228chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]2016590,667chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015249,325chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20151,613.0chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201543.27%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,232.8chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201561,058chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201510.60%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.898chart0.4022015HDI [+]
91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201634ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201519º
Birth Rate [+]201610.40‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.47chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20166.80‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20153.60‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.40‰
Number of homicides [+]20144chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.7chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201515.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201518.05chart0.132015CO2 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