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Government
GDP Mill. € [+]2016213,608M.€chart10,952M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016236,443M.$chart12,123M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]20166,767€chart587€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]20167,490$chart650$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]2013127,544chart3,9082016Debt [+]
Debt [+]2013169,391chart4,3262016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201372.27%chart35.67%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20134,207€chart210€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]20135,587$chart232$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2013-24,863chart-3572016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2013-33,021chart-3962016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2013-14.09%chart-3.26%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201370,517.8chart2,508.12016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201393,654.6chart2,776.22016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]200911,700.1chart408.42015Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]200916,319.3chart453.12015Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200920.66%chart18.03%2015Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20145.80%chart11.16%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20141,847.8chart135.12016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20142,454.8chart149.52016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20055.63%chart9.48%2015Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201339.96%chart22.89%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20132,326€chart135€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20133,089$chart149$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009416€chart23€2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009581$chart25$2015Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201480€chart14€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014107$chart18$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201460€chart7€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201480$chart8$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Moody's Rating [+]03/04/2016Caa3
S&P Rating [+]12/13/2013B-B05/26/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]11/14/2017RD
Corruption Index [+]201617chart422016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017127ºchart135º2015Competitiveness 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 [+]11/22/201711.7196
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]11/24/2017-97.75%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2015180.9%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/01/201721.53%
Business
Doing Business [+]2018188ºchart148º2018Doing 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.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201610.42%chart19.80%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]201612,241.4 M.€chart2,864.6 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]201613,550.0 M.$chart3,170.8 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]20165.73%chart26.16%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]201610,009.9 M.€chart-696.2 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]201611,080.0 M.$chart-770.7 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]20164.69%chart-6.36%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201635chart682016Density [+]
Population [+]201631,568,179chart18,646,4332016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]20151,404,448chart704,6762015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016279.0chart405.72016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20154.51%chart3.89%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20162,652.1chart375.62016Remittance 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 [+]201519.33‰chart39.44‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20152.34chart5.442015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20155.57‰chart8.82‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201574.39chart59.842015Life 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