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Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita € [+]2017Q38,623€
GDP Mill. € [+]20162,393,134M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20162,629,188M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]201636,500€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]201640,050$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q3567,448M.€
Debt [+]20162,022,229chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20162,238,405chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201688.30%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201630,729€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]201634,014$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-69,833chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-77,298chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-2.90%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016994,045.0chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,100,308.4chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015147,912.6chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015162,757.9chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201513.88%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2016182,714.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199872,986.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201416.52%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201644,124.3chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201648,476.6chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20154.88%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201641.50%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201615,105€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201616,720$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,274€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20152,500$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20162,795€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19981,248$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016673€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016738$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]09/22/2017Aa2
S&P Rating [+]06/27/2016AAB05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]10/27/2017AA
Corruption Index [+]201681chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017chart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201533.4chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201633ºchart65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016chart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]October 20174.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q34.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q31,466 m.
NMW [+]20171,475.5 $
NMW [+]20171,396.9 €
Average Wage [+]201644,627€
Average Wage [+]201555,054$
Human Capital Ranking [+]201519ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / British pounds [+]12/15/20170.8825
10-Year Bond Yield [+]12/16/20171.15%
Risk Premium [+]12/16/201785
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/15/20174.87%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]November 20173.1%
HICP [+]October 20173.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]November 20175.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/02/20170.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018chart148º2018Doing Business [+]
IPI Year on Year [+]October 20173.9%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 20172,673,961
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201747.08
Motor vehicle production [+]20161,816,622
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015584.55chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/04/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201647.0%
Trade
Exports [+]2016370,023.0 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]2016409,396.7 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.46%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]2016574,908.2 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]2016635,762.3 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201624.02%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-204,885.3 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-226,365.6 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-8.56%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 20171.1%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016270chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201665,808,573chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20158,543,120chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20164,564.7chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]201513.07%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]201625,403.4chart375.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]20154,917,460chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20157.52%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.910chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201741ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201620ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201510º
Birth Rate [+]201611.80‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20151.80chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20169.10‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201581.00chart59.842015Life expectancy [+]
Crude marriage rate [+]20134.30‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20151.70‰
Number of homicides [+]2014594chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.92chart0.712012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
% risk of poverty [+]201516.7%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20156.16chart0.132015CO2 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