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GDP Mill. € [+]2016173,542M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016192,094M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,462€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20166,046$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201541,675 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]201546,238 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201524.04%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,338 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20151,485$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015-3,811 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015-4,228 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-2.20%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201538,572.9chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201542,796.6chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20156,899.1chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,654.6chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.60%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.00%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,240.5chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,480.0chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20158.17%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201522.25%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,238€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,374$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015221€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015246$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014165€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014219$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201671€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201678$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]08/23/2017A3
S&P Rating [+]08/19/2013BBB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/19/2017BBB+
Corruption Index [+]201635chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201669ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201571.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201643ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201671ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q26.8%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2353 m.
NMW [+]2016249.4 $
NMW [+]2016229.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201561ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Soles [+]09/20/20173.8927
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/201715.76%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20163.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20151.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/10/20153.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201754ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]April 20143.6%
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201578.48chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201630.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201633,279.9 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201636,837.5 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201619.18%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201632,754.5 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201636,256.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201618.87%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016525.4 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016581.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.30%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201625chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,773,839chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201590,881chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,725.1chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20150.29%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2015265.9chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,409,676chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20154.53%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.740chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201771ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201680ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201548º
Birth Rate [+]201519.60‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.43chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.62‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.78chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,247chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20157.2chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20151.68chart0.132015CO2 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