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GDP Mill. € [+]2016256,740M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016284,185M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,326€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,468$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2016171,771 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016190,133 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201666.89%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016887 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016982$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-11,140 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-12,331 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.34%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201650,291.5chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201655,667.6chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20156,466.0chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,174.0chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201513.19%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20144.73%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20169,147.5chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201610,125.4chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.30%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201619.58%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016260€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016288$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201538$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20149€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201412$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201647€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201652$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/11/2017B3
S&P Rating [+]10/31/2016BB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]02/06/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201632chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016126ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]2015102.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201690ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016119ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2015Q23.9%
Unemployed [+]2015Q22,310 m.
NMW [+]2013102.7 $
NMW [+]201377.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015113ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Pakistani Rupees [+]09/21/2017125.4916
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/2017-10.58%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20173.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/23/20165.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017144ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201516.96chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201317.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201320.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201618,461.5 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201620,435.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20167.19%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201642,601.0 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201647,155.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.59%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-24,139.5 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-26,720.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.40%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016243chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]2016193,560,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,628,956chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201519,306.0chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.91%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015411.0chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20155,935,193chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20153.13%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.550chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017152ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016143ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201592º
Birth Rate [+]201528.85‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.55chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.34‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201566.38chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201213,846chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20127.8chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.93chart0.132015CO2 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