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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q22,503€
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,159,546M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,283,162M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,084€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20168,946$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2359,092M.€
Debt [+]2016181,426chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016200,820chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201615.65%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,265€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20161,400$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-42,345chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-46,872chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.65%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016422,126.1chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016467,251.3chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201265,182.1chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201285,345.2chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201211.15%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201541,877.8
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199811,674.9
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.49%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201662,594.5chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201669,267.5chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.86%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201636.40%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20162,943€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20163,257$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012455€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2012596$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2015291€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]199879$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016436€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016483$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/17/2017Ba1
S&P Rating [+]01/26/2015BB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]09/22/2017BBB-
Corruption Index [+]201629chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201738ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201580.0chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201634ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201643ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20175.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q15.5%
Unemployed [+]2017Q14,208 m.
NMW [+]201685.1 $
NMW [+]201676.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201526ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Russian Rubles [+]11/21/201769.5585
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/21/2017-3.44%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20173.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/03/201511.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201835ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,303,989
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015350.44chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200618.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201513.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016254,607.5 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016281,825.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201621.96%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016172,920.8 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016191,406.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201614.91%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201681,686.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201690,419.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20167.04%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]20168chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]2016143,440,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201511,643,276chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20156,869.6chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20157.95%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201514,647.4chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]201510,576,766chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.22%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.804chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017151ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201675ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201565º
Birth Rate [+]201513.30‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.78chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201513.00‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201570.91chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20166.70‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20164.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201516,232chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201511.3chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201512.27chart0.132015CO2 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