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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 or Burkinabè ( bur-KEE-nə-bay), and its capital is Ouagadougou. Due to French colonialism, the country's official language of government and business is French. However, only 15% of the population actually speaks French on a regular basis. 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'é... [More]
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  • High : 43,489.6
  • Low : 40,581.9
  • Max Fluctuation : 650.7
  • Max Fluctuation % : 4.99%
  • Open : 43,279.9
  • Time : 06:34:24
  • Yesterday : 42,946.8
  • Change % : 4.21%
  • Change : 1,736.6
  • Last : 1,865.06
  • High : 1,871.31
  • Low : 1,865.06
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.02
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.12%
  • Open : 1,869.88
  • Time : 06:35:57
  • Yesterday : 1,869.82
  • Change % : 0.26%
  • Change : 4.76
  • Last : 64.69
  • High : 65.61
  • Low : 64.69
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.13
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.7%
  • Open : 65.61
  • Time : 06:35:57
  • Yesterday : 65.64
  • Change % : 1.47%
  • Change : 0.95
  • Last : 0.8184
  • High : 0.8184
  • Low : 0.8177
  • Max Fluctuation : -
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  • Open : 0.818
  • Time : 06:36:10
  • Yesterday : 0.818
  • Change % : 0.05%
  • Change : 0.0004

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

32.80 20 Sep 39.6 -276 : 48 Quarterly Sep/20

CPI Transportation

0 21 Mar 98.2 94.59 : 115 Monthly

Capacity Utilization

0 20 Dec 53.2 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

104.50 21 Mar 104 67.64 : 108 Monthly

Consumer Spending

5514480.00 20 Dec 5576930 566638 : 5576930 Yearly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 May 13395 0 : 13397 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 May 162 0 : 164 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 May 13184 0 : 13199 Daily May/21

Corruption Index

0 20 Dec 40 29 : 42 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 20 Dec 85 65 : 105 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

0 21 Mar 99 90 : 125 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 May : Monthly 25

Currency

534.25 21 May 537 415 : 632 Daily

Current Account

286.90 20 Sep 165 -665 : 287 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-3.40 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 Sep 599 1.9 : 612 Quarterly

External Debt

0 19 Dec 3335 570 : 3746 Yearly

Food Inflation

5.60 21 Mar 5 -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

1865510.00 20 Dec 1819720 154130 : 1865510 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

3657770.00 20 Dec 3723250 22157 : 3723250 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 Sep 559 14.2 : 683 Quarterly

Industrial Production

0 20 Dec 14.5 -22.2 : 71.2 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

2.50 21 Mar 1.6 -5.4 : 15.1 Monthly Mar/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0.60 21 Mar -0.4 -2.7 : 3.9 Monthly

Interbank Rate

4.55 21 Mar 4.42 2.5 : 7.35 Monthly

Interest Rate

4.00 21 Apr 4 3.5 : 4.5 Daily Apr/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 1133 221 : 1133 Quarterly

Military Expenditure

0 19 Dec 306 5 : 373 Yearly

Mining Production

39.13 20 Sep 9.35 -43 : 121 Quarterly

Population

21.51 20 Dec 20.87 4.83 : 21.51 Yearly Dec/20

Retail Sales YoY

0 20 Dec -0.5 -9.8 : 73.1 Quarterly

Sales Tax Rate

18.00 20 Dec 18 18 : 18 Yearly

Terms of Trade

0 20 Sep 354 66.9 : 480 Quarterly

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 5.42 0 : 6.76 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

143331.00 19 Dec 144492 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 32.80 -182 -92.52 -92.52 -174 -77.48 Sep/20
Consumer Price Index Cpi 104.50 106 111 106 105 109
Consumer Spending 5514480.00 5911546 5795718 5707487 5995200 6097096
Currency 534.25 544 548 552 540 560
Current Account 286.90 -150 -120 -120 -200 -170
Current Account to GDP -3.40 -77 -7 -7 -7 -6.5 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 6.50 6.5 6 6 6.5 6 %
Food Inflation 5.60 3.4 2 2 4.5 3
GDP 15.75 16 16 16 16 18
GDP Annual Growth Rate -8.60 6 5.1 3.5 7.5 5.2
GDP Constant Prices 1996.80 2117 2099 2067 2147 2208
GDP From Agriculture 362.00 384 380 375 389 400
GDP From Manufacturing 1865510.00 1928903 1960651 1930803 1956199 2062605
GDP From Mining 274.40 291 288 284 295 303
GDP From Public Administration 1119.50 1187 1177 1159 1203 1238
GDP From Services 3657770.00 3946645 3844316 3785792 4002494 4044221
GDP Per Capita Ppp 2189.60 2150 2150 2150 2150 2185
GDP per capita 822.38 745 745 745 745 765
Government Budget -3.00 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -3.2
Government Debt to GDP 22.60 25 25 25 25 23 Dec/19
Government Spending 1324.20 1404 1392 1371 1424 1464
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1704.80 1807 1792 1764 1833 1885
Inflation Rate 2.50 1.7 2.2 2.5 2 1.9 Mar/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 0.4 0.4 0.4 1 0.7
Interbank Rate 4.55 4.55 4.55 4.55 4.55 4.55
Interest Rate 4.00 4 4 4 4 4 Apr/21
Mining Production 39.13 12 30 30 12 25
Population 21.51 21.1 21.43 21.43 21.1 21.99 Dec/20
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18
Tourist Arrivals 143331.00 135000 135000 135000 135000 140000
Unemployment Rate 6.10 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.3 6.2 Dec/19