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GDP Mill. € [+]2016596,450M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016659,850M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201672,200€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201679,242$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q218,171€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2152,961M.€
Debt [+]2014241,703 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2014321,103 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201445.71%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201429,341 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201439,458$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]20156,470 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]20157,178 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20151.10%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015204,867.7chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015227,300.7chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201427,260.1chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201435,812.0chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.53%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201646,974.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,011.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201422.70%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,232.4chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,682.3chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.87%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201533.90%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201524,602€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201527,296$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,328€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,400$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,641€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,111$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016512€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016562$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]03/31/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201686chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016chart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2213 m.
Average Wage [+]201678,459€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015chart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Swiss francs [+]09/22/20171.1588
10-Year Bond Yield [+]09/25/2017-0.05%
Risk Premium [+]09/25/2017-50
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/201711.15%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2016-0.0%
HICP [+]August 20170.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 2017-0.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/15/2015-1.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201731ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017318,199
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201742.01
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016273,853.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016303,220.5 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201645.95%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016244,211.0 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016268,657.8 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201640.71%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201629,642.0 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201634,562.7 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.24%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 2017-1.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016204chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20168,417,700chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20152,438,702chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,234.9chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201529.29%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158,626.7chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015664,557chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.98%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.939chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017chart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201610.50‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.54chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20167.80‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201583.00chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201557chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.7chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.83chart0.132015CO2 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