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GDP Mill. € [+]201619,085M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]201621,125M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201613,961€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201615,459$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20167,644chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20168,461chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201639.39%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20165,592€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20166,189$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,463chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-2,726chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-12.69%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20167,096.1chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20167,854.7chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2003313.5chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2003354.6chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200313.34%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20148.17%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016214.7chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016237.6chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20122.18%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201636.57%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,191€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20165,746$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2003244€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2003276$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014462€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014614$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016157€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016174$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]04/25/2017Ba1
S&P Rating [+]04/21/2017BBB+B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201635chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201783ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201558.7chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201649ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]201580ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q33.0%
Unemployed [+]2016Q319 m.
NMW [+]2013337.6 $
NMW [+]2013256.1 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201567ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Trinidad and Tobago dollars [+]11/20/20177.9653
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20171.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]10/25/20174.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018102ºchart148º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015291.91chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201612.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201525.0%
Trade
Exports [+]20167,227.4 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20168,000.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201637.87%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20167,950.1 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20168,800.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201641.66%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-722.7 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-800.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-3.79%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016266chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]20161,367,000chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]201549,883chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015126.1chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20153.67%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201522.7chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015363,332chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]201526.72%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.780chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201797ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201644ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201513.96‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.77chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.49‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201570.59chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015420chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201530.9chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]201525.94chart0.132015CO2 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