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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q216,480€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016335,505M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016370,557M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201664,100€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201670,553$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q286,654M.€
Debt [+]2016110,947chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016122,808chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201633.13%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201621,099€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,355$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]201613,413chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]201614,847chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20164.00%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016170,519.0chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016188,747.5chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201329,048.3chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201338,543.6chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201317.03%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201629,863.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199810,567.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201418.21%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20165,432.2chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,999.8chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.88%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201650.80%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201632,428€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201635,895$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20135,722€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20137,563$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,731€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,385$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,038€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20161,142$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/04/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]07/09/1975AAAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/29/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201685chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201711ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201520.8chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201666ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201622ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]August 20174.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q34.1%
Unemployed [+]2017Q3112 m.
Average Wage [+]201660,730€
Average Wage [+]201568,434$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015chart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Norwegian krones [+]11/22/20179.6723
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/22/20171.52%
Risk Premium [+]11/22/2017118
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/22/201718.02%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20163.5%
HICP [+]October 20171.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20172.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20160.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018chart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 201712.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017154,837
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201737.98
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015610.52chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200625.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201646.9%
Trade
Exports [+]201680,371.4 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201688,963.1 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201623.96%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201665,349.0 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201672,334.8 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201619.48%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201615,022.4 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201616,628.3 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20164.48%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20171.7%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201614chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20165,258,317chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015741,813chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015609.8chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201514.23%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,235.4chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015193,477chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.71%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.949chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201714ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016chart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201611.20‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.72chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20167.80‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201582.40chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20154.50‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.90‰
Number of homicides [+]201429chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.6chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201511.9%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20158.27chart0.132015CO2 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