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GDP Mill. € [+]20161,118,522M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20161,232,597M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201624,100€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201626,609$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q26,174€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2287,262M.€
Debt [+]20161,106,952 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]20161,225,285 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201699.40%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201623,791 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201626,449$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-50,576 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-55,983 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-4.54%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016472,248.0chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016522,731.3chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201444,324.6chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201458,855.2chart452.92015Education 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.€) [+]201613,523.5chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201614,902.7chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20156.06%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201642.40%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201610,150€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201611,235$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014973€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20141,267$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$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016291€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016322$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 [+]201633ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201540.9chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201676ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201628ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]July 201717.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q217.2%
Unemployed [+]2017Q23,914 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 [+]09/26/20171.62%
Risk Premium [+]09/26/2017121
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/25/20179.24%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20171.6%
HICP [+]August 20172.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20173.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/16/20160%
Business
Doing Business [+]201732ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]July 20171.9%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]August 20171,202,230
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]August 201730.57
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 [+]2016260,864.8 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016287,415.4 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201623.32%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016281,261.9 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016309,309.9 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201625.15%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-20,397.1 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-21,894.5 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-1.82%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 20171.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201692chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201646,528,966chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20155,852,953chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]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‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20161.33chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20168.76‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart58.932015Life 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