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GDP Mill. € [+]2015234,420M.€chart10,945M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015260,089M.$chart12,115M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20157,524€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20158,348$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]201080,863 M.€chart2,841 M.€2014Debt [+]
Debt [+]2010107,200 M.$chart3,774 M.$2014Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201036.46%chart30.62%2014Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20102,835 €chart162 €2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20103,762$chart215$2014Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2010-22,986 M.€chart-182 M.€2014Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2010-30,472 M.$chart-242 M.$2014Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2010-10.36%chart-1.97%2014Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201070,036.4chart2,196.42014Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201092,847.3chart2,917.92014Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200911,700.1chart408.22015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200916,319.3chart452.92015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200920.66%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.80%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,873.5chart135.02016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,488.9chart149.42016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20055.63%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201031.58%chart23.67%2014Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20102,455€chart125€2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20103,255$chart166$2014Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009416€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009581$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201481€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014108$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201461€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201481$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/04/2016Caa3
S&P Rating [+]12/13/2013B-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]08/30/2017CC
Corruption Index [+]201617chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016132ºchart135º2015Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.6chart89.22015Fragile States Index [+]
65º11/01/2016RTI Raking [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016120ºchart122º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]April 20167.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q17.5%
Unemployed [+]2016Q11,062 m.
NMW [+]2013693.1 $
NMW [+]2013525.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201591ºchart116º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Markets
Euro / Venezuelan bolivar fuerte [+]09/21/201711.8752
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/20171,233.87%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2015180.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/01/201721.46%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017187ºchart146º2017Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015144.76chart16.402015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201012.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201534.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201622,251.3 M.€chart2,168.3 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]201624,630.0 M.$chart2,400.1 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201514.32%chart19.81%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201612,241.4 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201613,550.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201512.69%chart26.17%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201610,009.9 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201611,080.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20151.63%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201635chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,568,179chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,404,448chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015104.0chart395.82015Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.51%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,570.8chart360.12015Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015606,344chart1,453,3782015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20151.95%chart8.03%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.767chart0.4022015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017143ºchart91º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201674ºchart123º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
Ranking [+]201576º
Birth Rate [+]201519.27‰chart39.53‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.34chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.57‰chart9.34‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.41chart58.932015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]201517,778chart1172012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201557.2chart0.72012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20155.74chart0.132015CO2 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