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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q21,416€
GDP Mill. € [+]2016266,436M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016294,900M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20164,790€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,302$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q278,735M.€
Debt [+]2016137,780chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2016152,509chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201651.70%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,477€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,742$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-10,614chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-11,749chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.98%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201687,611.8chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201696,977.5chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201415,919.7chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201421,170.7chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.13%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201411,184.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19984,938.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.23%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20162,858.0chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20163,163.3chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.07%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201632.88%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,575€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,744$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014295€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014393$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014207€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998113$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201651€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201657$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]06/09/2017Baa3
S&P Rating [+]04/03/2017BB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/01/2017BB+
Corruption Index [+]201645chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201761ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201567.0chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201620ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201654ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]March 201626.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q227.6%
Unemployed [+]2017Q26,201 m.
NMW [+]2013291.6 $
NMW [+]2013221.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201592ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / South African rands [+]11/22/201716.3090
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/22/201724.13%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 2017-16.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20167.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]201882ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]2016599,004
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015175.35chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200614.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201667,839.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201675,091.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201625.46%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201682,735.7 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201691,580.2 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201631.05%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-14,896.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-16,489.2 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-5.59%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201646chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201655,620,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,142,511chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015825.3chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.74%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,453.1chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015841,120chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.54%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.666chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017123ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201615ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201578º
Birth Rate [+]201521.30‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.49chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]201510.10‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201561.93chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201518,673chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201534.3chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20157.66chart0.132015CO2 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