Burkina Faso

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Ouagadougou

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

French (official) Native African languages 90%

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

274,220 (Sq Km)

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Togo

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

GMT = Greenwich Mean Time

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

4471,7 KM

2014

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Population

17,420,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.8 %

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

52%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

13.3%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.388 (Low Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.250

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

3.2 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 684

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

6.10 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 670

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

3.5%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

374,3 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

48.36

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

  • ECOWAS
  • CEN-SAD

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 85 (0-175)

Score: 38 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 33.49(0-100)

Score: -0.58(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 21.80(0-100)

Score: -0.75(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 31.10(0-100)

Score: -0.62 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 41 (0-171)

Score: 9.62 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Recurring droughts

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: Landlocked

Presence of container terminal: Landlocked

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

167 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

39 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 98 (0-160)

Score: 2.64 (1-5)

2014

World Bank


 Culture Culture

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Power Distance Index

70 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Individualism/Collectivism

15 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Masculinity

50 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Uncertainty/Avoidance Index

55 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Long Term Orientation

27 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

126.3 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

127.9 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

8 Bambara beans 10 Cow peas, dry 10 Fonio 11 Karite nuts (sheanuts) 13 Meat indigenous, ass

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

0 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD= XOF 554.2700

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

3.50 %

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

45

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

N.A.

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

41.3 %

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

18 %

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A (34 %(2012))

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$2.941 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

49 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

N.A. (27 (2012))

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$2.844 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

41 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-35.10 CFA Franc Billion

2013

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index

118.0

(2000 = 100)

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

13 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

6.5 %

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

44,7 %

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

N.A.

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

N.A. (61 %(2012))

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

107

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

44.1 % of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

4212000 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 20.79% permanent crops: 0.24% other: 78.98%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

66

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 741,888

%of Pop with Internet: 4.26%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 15,272 km note: does not include urban roads

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

18,6 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

622

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

773.1 million kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 81,7%

% of rural pop. with access: 75,8%

% of urban pop. With acces: 97,5%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

3.30 %

2007

Trading economics

Labor force

7691776

2013

World Bank

Income

Low-income: US$1,005 or below

2012-2013

World Bank

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