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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso (UK: , US: (listen); French: [buʁkina faso]) is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) and is bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and the Ivory Coast to the southwest. The July 2019 population estimate by the United Nations was 20,321,378. Previously called Republic of Upper Volta (1958–1984), it was renamed "Burkina Faso" on 4 August 1984 by President Thomas Sankara. Its citizens are known as Burkinabé ( bur-KEE-nə-bay), and its capital is Ouagadougou. Due to French colonialism, the country's official language of government and business is French, but this language is spoken by approximately only 10-15% of the population. There are 59 native languages spoken in Burkina, with the most common language, Moore, spoken by roughly 50% of Burkinabé.The Republic of Upper Volta was established on 11 December 1958 as a self-governing colony within the French Community and on 5 August 1960 it gained full independence with Maurice Yaméogo as President. After protests by students and labour union members, Yaméogo was deposed in the 1966 coup d'état, led by Sango... [More]
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  • Low : 18,517.6
  • Max Fluctuation : 74.9
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.08%
  • Open : 18,924.9
  • Time : 17:48:50
  • Yesterday : 18,926.4
  • Change % : 0.63%
  • Change : 119.9
  • Last : 1,837.32
  • High : 1,839.27
  • Low : 1,835.69
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.54
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0%
  • Open : 1,837.12
  • Time : 01:30:14
  • Yesterday : 1,836.85
  • Change % : 0.03%
  • Change : 0.47
  • Last : 46.09
  • High : 46.14
  • Low : 46
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.04
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.02%
  • Open : 46
  • Time : 01:29:53
  • Yesterday : 45.99
  • Change % : 0.22%
  • Change : 0.1
  • Last : 0.8252
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  • Low : 0.8243
  • Max Fluctuation : -
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  • Open : 0.8243
  • Time : 01:43:06
  • Yesterday : 0.8239
  • Change % : 0.16%
  • Change : 0.0013

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

55.80 20 Jun -18.8 -276 : 55.8 Quarterly Jun/20

CPI Transportation

0 20 Sep 98.6 94.59 : 115 Monthly

Capacity Utilization

0 20 Jun 69.8 29.4 : 100 Quarterly

Changes in Inventories

0 18 Dec 20.2 -31 : 46.8 Yearly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 43.9 3.19 : 43.9 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 124 112 : 140 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

106.00 20 Sep 106 67.64 : 108 Monthly

Consumer Spending

3256.20 18 Dec 2923 776 : 3256 Yearly

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Nov 2816 0 : 2856 Daily Dec/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Nov 67 0 : 68 Daily Dec/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Nov 2557 0 : 2567 Daily Dec/20

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 41 29 : 42 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 78 65 : 105 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

0 20 Sep 97.4 90 : 125 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Nov : Monthly 25

Currency

546.25 20 Nov 546 415 : 632 Daily

Current Account

-10.80 20 Mar -50.2 -665 : 115 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-6.30 19 Dec -5.8 -13.2 : 0.5 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

6.50 17 Dec 6.9 6.5 : 8.6 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 151 142 : 155 Yearly

Exports

0 20 Jun 578 1.9 : 602 Quarterly

External Debt

0 18 Dec 3188 570 : 3335 Yearly

Food Inflation

8.10 20 Sep 6.6 -9.8 : 9.75 Monthly

GDP

15.75 19 Dec 16.2 0.33 : 16.2 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-8.60 20 Jun -1.4 -8.6 : 25.7 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

1996.80 20 Jun 2154 451 : 2301 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

362.00 20 Jun 354 118 : 964 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

758.00 18 Dec 747 234 : 758 Yearly

GDP From Mining

274.40 18 Dec 244 6.5 : 274 Yearly

GDP From Public Administration

1119.50 18 Dec 1068 211 : 1120 Yearly

GDP From Services

938.80 18 Dec 863 111 : 939 Yearly

GDP Per Capita Ppp

2189.60 19 Dec 2132 1022 : 2190 Yearly

GDP per capita

822.38 19 Dec 801 269 : 822 Yearly

Government Budget

-3.00 19 Dec -4.9 -6.9 : 16.7 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

22.60 19 Dec 22.5 20.6 : 43.4 Yearly Dec/19

Government Spending

1324.20 18 Dec 799 286 : 1324 Yearly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

1704.80 18 Dec 2099 244 : 2099 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 15855 3017 : 16229 Quarterly

Imports

0 20 Jun 596 14.2 : 683 Quarterly

Industrial Production

0 20 Jun -3.3 -22.2 : 71.2 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

4.50 20 Sep 4.1 -5.4 : 15.1 Monthly Sep/20

Inflation Rate Mom

0.20 20 Sep 1.1 -2.7 : 3.9 Monthly

Interbank Rate

4.00 20 Sep 4.25 2.5 : 7.35 Monthly

Interest Rate

4.00 20 Oct 4 3.5 : 4.5 Daily Oct/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 1133 221 : 1133 Quarterly

Military Expenditure

0 18 Dec 191 5 : 291 Yearly

Mining Production

-2.20 20 Mar -20.1 -43 : 121 Quarterly

Population

20.87 19 Dec 19.75 4.83 : 20.87 Yearly Dec/19

Retail Sales YoY

0 20 Jun -3.4 -17.2 : 73.1 Quarterly

Sales Tax Rate

18.00 20 Dec 18 18 : 18 Yearly

Terms of Trade

0 20 Jun 370 66.9 : 410 Quarterly

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 4.81 0 : 5.42 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

144492.00 18 Dec 143346 107889 : 281820 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

6.10 19 Dec 6.1 2.4 : 6.7 Yearly Dec/19
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 55.80 -182 -69.81 -69.81 -174 -77.48 Jun/20
Consumer Price Index Cpi 106.00 104 106 108 107 109
Consumer Spending 3256.20 3279 3347 3370 3275 3455
Currency 546.25 554 558 562 550 571
Current Account -10.80 110 -200 -150 -100 -120
Current Account to GDP -6.30 -7 -7 -77 -6.7 -7 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 6.50 6.5 6 6 6.5 6 %
Food Inflation 8.10 3 2 2.4 6 2
GDP 15.75 16 16 16 14 16
GDP Annual Growth Rate -8.60 2.8 3.5 4 0.7 4.3
GDP Constant Prices 1996.80 1431 1461 1471 5522 5826
GDP From Agriculture 362.00 1129 1152 1160 1060 1118
GDP From Manufacturing 758.00 763 779 785 1003 1058
GDP From Mining 274.40 276 282 284 205 217
GDP From Public Administration 1119.50 1127 1151 1159 1253 1322
GDP From Services 938.80 945 965 972 893 942
GDP Per Capita Ppp 2189.60 2150 2150 2150 1950 2150
GDP per capita 822.38 745 745 745 700 745
Government Budget -3.00 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -5.7 -4.5
Government Debt to GDP 22.60 25 25 25 30 25 Dec/19
Government Spending 1324.20 1333 1361 1371 896 945
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1704.80 1717 1753 1764 2352 2481
Inflation Rate 4.50 2 1.5 1.7 5 1.8 Sep/20
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 -0.1 -1 -0.2 1.4 0.3
Interbank Rate 4.00 3.66 3.66 3.66 4.44 4.44
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 4 4 4 Oct/20
Mining Production -2.20 12 12 12 3 30
Population 20.87 21.1 21.1 21.1 20.87 21.43 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18
Tourist Arrivals 144492.00 135000 135000 135000 130000 135000
Unemployment Rate 6.10 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.3 Dec/19