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GDP Mill. € [+]2016251,977M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016278,913M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,302€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20161,441$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2016170,306chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016188,512chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201667.57%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016880€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016974$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-11,119chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-12,308chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.41%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201650,198.5chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201655,564.7chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20156,454.2chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,160.9chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201513.19%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20144.73%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20168,977.8chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,937.5chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.30%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201619.92%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016259€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016287$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201538$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20149€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201412$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201646€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201651$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 [+]2017115ºchart135º2015Competitiveness 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 [+]11/22/2017123.9286
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/23/2017-15.77%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20173.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/23/20165.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018147ºchart148º2018Doing 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.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]20167.33%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201642,601.0 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201647,155.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201616.91%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-24,139.5 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-26,720.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-9.58%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016243chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]2016193,560,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,628,956chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201619,761.0chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.91%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016373.8chart375.62016Remittance 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 [+]201528.73‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20153.55chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20157.34‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201566.33chart59.842015Life 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