Burkina Faso | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Currency 475.11 475.94 493.99 2014-04-16 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP 10.44 10.39 2.68 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 8.00 4.20 6.02 percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita 494.99 462.92 289.35 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 1303.98 1219.51 878.24 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 16.46 15.99 8.86 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 3.30 2.70 2.47 percent 2007-12-31 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate -0.80 0.00 2.60 percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 3.50 3.50 3.99 percent 2014-03-05 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Balance of Trade -35.10 -55.80 -31.53 CFA Franc Billion 2013-03-31 Monthly [+]
Current Account -73.70 -89.90 -204.08 CFA Franc Billion 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.90 -3.20 -4.66 Percent 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
Exports 128.10 94.50 30.08 CFA Franc Billion 2013-03-31 Monthly [+]
Imports 163.20 150.30 61.61 CFA Franc Billion 2013-03-31 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 16.20 24.30 27.54 percent 2011-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget -0.50 -1.40 -1.75 Percent of GDP 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 30.00 Monthly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Industrial Production -4.30 13.40 5.37 percent 2012-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18.00 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Burkina Faso Inflation Rate at -0.80 percent  
The inflation rate in Burkina Faso was recorded at -0.80 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Burkina Faso is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Burkina Faso Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 18.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Burkina Faso stands at 18 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Burkina Faso is reported by the General Direction of Taxes.
Burkina Faso Balance of Trade at -35.10 CFA Franc Billion  
Burkina Faso recorded a trade deficit of 35.10 CFA Franc Billion in March of 2013. Balance of Trade in Burkina Faso is reported by the INSD, Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso Interest Rate at 3.50 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Burkina Faso was last recorded at 3.50 percent. Interest Rate in Burkina Faso is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Burkina Faso Imports at 163.20 CFA Franc Billion  
Imports in Burkina Faso increased to 163.20 CFA Franc Billion in March of 2013 from 150.30 CFA Franc Billion in February of 2013. Imports in Burkina Faso is reported by the INSD, Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso Exports at 128.10 CFA Franc Billion  
Exports in Burkina Faso increased to 128.10 CFA Franc Billion in March of 2013 from 94.50 CFA Franc Billion in February of 2013. Exports in Burkina Faso is reported by the INSD, Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso Current Account at -73.70 CFA Franc Billion  
Burkina Faso recorded a Current Account deficit of 73.70 CFA Franc Billion in 2011. Current Account in Burkina Faso is reported by the INSD, Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso Government Budget at -0.50 Percent of GDP  
Burkina Faso recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Burkina Faso is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Burkina Faso Industrial Production at -4.30 percent  
Industrial Production in Burkina Faso decreased 4.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 over the same quarter in the previous year. Industrial Production in Burkina Faso is reported by the INSD, Burkina Faso.
Burkina Faso GDP per capita at 494.99 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Burkina Faso was last recorded at 494.99 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Burkina Faso is equivalent to 4 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Burkina Faso is reported by the World Bank.
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Brazil Unemployment Rate Down to 5%  
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Dutch Unemployment Rate Falls for the First Time in 2014  
In March of 2014, Netherlands’ a seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 8.7 percent from 8.8 percent in the previous month and 8.1 percent a year earlier, as more people left permanently the labor market rather than found jobs.
Singaporean Trade Surplus Narrows Sharply in March  
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Spanish Trade Deficit Narrows to 4-Month Low  
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Angolan Inflation Rate Down To 7.32% in March  
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Russia GDP Growth Slows Sharply in Q1  
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Bank of Canada Leaves Rates at 1%  
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