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GDP Mill. € [+]2016176,438M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016195,299M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,605€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20166,204$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201643,063chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]201647,667chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201624.40%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,368€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,514$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,124chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-4,565chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.34%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201637,041.3chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201641,001.1chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20156,896.2chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20157,651.3chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.60%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201415.00%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,277.9chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20162,521.4chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20158.17%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201620.99%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,177€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,302$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015221€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2015246$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014165€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014219$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201672€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201680$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 [+]201772ºchart135º2015Competitiveness 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 [+]11/13/20173.7754
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/16/201724.53%
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 [+]201858ºchart148º2018Doing 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.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201618.86%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201632,754.5 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201636,256.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201618.56%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016525.4 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016581.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20160.30%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201624chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,481,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201590,881chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]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 [+]201519.62‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.43chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.64‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.71chart59.842015Life 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