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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q26,207€
GDP Mill. € [+]20161,118,522M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,232,597M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201624,100€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201626,565$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2288,795M.€
Debt [+]20161,107,205chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,225,565chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201699.00%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,796€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201626,340$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-50,401chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-55,789chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.51%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016472,033.0chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016522,493.3chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201444,324.6chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201458,855.2chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20149.59%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201670,635.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201678,186.7
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.50%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201613,523.5chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201614,902.7chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.06%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201642.20%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201610,145€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201611,229$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014973€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,267$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,521€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20161,683$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016291€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016321$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]02/19/2016Baa2
S&P Rating [+]10/02/2015BBB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]07/21/2017BBB+
Corruption Index [+]201658chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201734ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201540.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201676ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201628ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 201716.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q316.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q33,732 m.
NMW [+]2017870.3 $
NMW [+]2017825.7 €
Average Wage [+]201626,710€
Average Wage [+]201629,566$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201541ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
10-Year Bond Yield [+]11/21/20171.48%
Risk Premium [+]11/21/2017113
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/20/20177.20%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20171.6%
HICP [+]October 20171.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]September 20173.4%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/17/20170%
Business
Doing Business [+]201828ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]September 20173.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]October 20171,217,358
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]October 201731.00
Motor vehicle production [+]20162,885,922
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.36chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]09/01/201221.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201645.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016262,360.3 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016287,415.4 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201623.46%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016281,277.2 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016309,309.9 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.15%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-18,916.9 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-21,894.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.69%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]September 20172.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201692chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201646,528,966chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20155,852,953chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]201510,273.7chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201512.60%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201515,850.9chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20151,251,004chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20152.69%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.884chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201723ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201629ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201525º
Birth Rate [+]20168.75‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20161.33chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20168.76‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20163.65‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]2015303chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.7chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201622.3%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.70chart0.132015CO2 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