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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q33,085€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016425,980M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016469,323M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201611,100€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201612,359$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3117,159M.€
Debt [+]2016228,167chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016252,558chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201654.10%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,009€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,651$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-10,513chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-11,637chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.50%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016175,379.1chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016194,127.1chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201420,187.5chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201426,771.6chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201411.65%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201618,854.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19986,010.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201410.70%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20168,472.3chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20169,334.4chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.25%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.20%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20164,619€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,112$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014526€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014704$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016497€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998155$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016221€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016246$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]05/12/2017A2
S&P Rating [+]01/15/2016BBB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]12/08/2017A-
Corruption Index [+]201662chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201739ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201539.8chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201664ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201639ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20174.6%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q25.0%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2863 m.
NMW [+]2017478.6 $
NMW [+]2017453.5 €
Average Wage [+]201610,951€
Average Wage [+]201513,079$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201528ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Polish zlotys [+]12/15/20174.2167
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/15/201724.08%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20172.5%
HICP [+]October 20171.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]October 20174.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/05/20151.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201827ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]October 201710.0%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017452,409
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201714.24
Motor vehicle production [+]2016681,837
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015638.72chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201123.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201638.8%
Trade
Exports [+]2016182,967.2 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016202,522.1 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201642.95%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016178,245.1 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016197,311.7 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201641.84%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]20164,722.1 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]20165,210.4 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20161.11%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]October 20177.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016121chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201637,972,964chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015619,403chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20166,712.0chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20151.63%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20161,545.6chart375.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20154,449,789chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201511.72%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.855chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201733ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201638ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201532º
Birth Rate [+]201610.10‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.32chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201610.20‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201577.50chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.80‰
Number of homicides [+]2015286chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.74chart0.712012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201517.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.64chart0.132015CO2 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