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GDP Mill. € [+]2016367,645M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016406,949M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,339€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20165,910$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2015152,178 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2015168,842 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201542.69%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,211 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20152,476$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2015474 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2015526 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20150.13%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201579,308.3chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201587,992.6chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201313,073.1chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201317,363.1chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201318.86%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201415,801.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201420,991.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201423.25%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20165,313.5chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20165,881.5chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20157.62%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201522.25%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,152€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20151,278$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013191€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013254$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014250€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014332$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201677€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201685$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]07/18/2017Baa1
S&P Rating [+]08/26/2004BBB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]06/14/2017BBB+
Corruption Index [+]201635chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201632ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201579.1chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201671ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201652ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q30.3%
Unemployed [+]2016Q398 m.
NMW [+]2013255.0 $
NMW [+]2013193.3 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201557ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Thai Bahts [+]09/25/201739.2920
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/25/20178.08%
Money Market
Key rates [+]04/29/20151.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]201746ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,944,417
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015225.03chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20067.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201535.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016194,531.2 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016215,326.6 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201652.91%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016175,867.3 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016194,667.5 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201647.84%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201618,663.9 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201620,659.1 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.08%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016134chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201668,863,514chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20153,913,258chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20155,217.7chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20155.68%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20154,478.1chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015854,327chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.24%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.740chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017120ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201671ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201534º
Birth Rate [+]201510.53‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.50chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20158.03‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.60chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]20152,387chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20153.5chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.11chart0.132015CO2 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