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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 and largest city is Ouagadougou. The largest ethnic group in present-day Burkina Faso is that of the Mossi people, who settled the area in the 11th and 13th centuries. They established powerful kingdoms such as the Ouagadougou, Tenkodogo, and Yatenga. In 1896, it was colonized by the French Empire as part of French West Africa and on 11 December 1958, Upper Volta became self-governing colony within the French Community. On 5 August 1960 it gained full independence with Maurice Yaméogo as President. In its early years, the country was subjected to instability, droughts, famines corruption and various coup... [More]
  • Last : 37,778.95
  • High : 38,079.75
  • Low : 36,564.05
  • Max Fluctuation : 285.34
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.21%
  • Open : 37,046.18
  • Time : 16:52:19
  • Yesterday : 36,968.05
  • Change % : 2.19%
  • Change : 810.9
  • Last : 1,846.66
  • High : 1,850.11
  • Low : 1,842.9
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.14
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.07%
  • Open : 1,847.54
  • Time : 16:52:42
  • Yesterday : 1,847.94
  • Change % : 0.07%
  • Change : 1.28
  • Last : 86.8
  • High : 86.93
  • Low : 85.03
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.16
  • Max Fluctuation % : 1.76%
  • Open : 85.36
  • Time : 16:51:48
  • Yesterday : 85.37
  • Change % : 1.68%
  • Change : 1.43
  • Last : 0.8867
  • High : 0.887
  • Low : 0.8842
  • Max Fluctuation : -
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  • Open : 0.885
  • Time : 16:51:23
  • Yesterday : 0.885
  • Change % : 0.19%
  • Change : 0.0017

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

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  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric
Balance of Trade
101.70 21 Jun 202 -276 : 202 Quarterly Jun/21
CPI Transportation
0 21 Aug 98.5 94.59 : 115 Monthly
Capacity Utilization
0 21 Jun 61.6 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
108.80 21 Aug 108 67.64 : 109 Monthly
Consumer Spending
5514480.00 20 Dec 5576930 566638 : 5576930 Yearly
Coronavirus Cases
0 21 Oct 14759 0 : 14793 Daily
Coronavirus Deaths
0 21 Oct 209 0 : 214 Daily
Coronavirus Recovered
0 21 Oct 13295 0 : 13301 Daily
Corruption Index
0 20 Dec 40 29 : 42 Yearly
Corruption Rank
0 20 Dec 85 65 : 105 Yearly
Cpi Housing Utilities
0 21 Aug 97.8 90 : 125 Monthly
Credit Rating
0 21 Oct : Monthly 25
Currency
563.00 21 Oct 569 415 : 632 Daily
Current Account
207.90 21 Jun 208 -665 : 208 Quarterly
Current Account to GDP
1.20 20 Dec -3.4 -13.2 : 1.2 Yearly
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 21 Jun 749 1.9 : 749 Quarterly
External Debt
0 19 Dec 3335 570 : 3335 Yearly
Food Inflation
6.10 21 Aug 5.6 -9.8 : 9.75 Monthly
GDP
17.37 20 Dec 15.99 0.33 : 17.37 Yearly
GDP Annual Growth Rate
22.50 21 Jun 12.6 -8.1 : 25.7 Quarterly
GDP Constant Prices
2479.10 21 Jun 2425 449 : 2486 Quarterly
GDP From Agriculture
346.80 21 Jun 376 72.5 : 376 Quarterly
GDP From Manufacturing
259.10 21 Jun 235 54.6 : 259 Quarterly
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
1067.70 21 Jun 989 173 : 1068 Quarterly
GDP Per Capita Ppp
2160.51 20 Dec 2178 1018 : 2178 Yearly
GDP per capita
815.48 20 Dec 822 269 : 822 Yearly
Government Budget
-5.40 20 Dec -3 -6.9 : 16.7 Yearly
Government Debt to GDP
25.00 20 Dec 22.6 20.6 : 43.4 Yearly Dec/20
Government Spending
1324.20 18 Dec 799 286 : 1324 Yearly Dec/18
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
1704.80 18 Dec 2099 244 : 2099 Yearly
IP Addresses
0 17 Mar 15855 3017 : 16229 Quarterly
Imports
0 21 Jun 546 14.2 : 683 Quarterly
Industrial Production
0 21 Jun 9.9 -22.2 : 71.2 Quarterly
Inflation Rate
2.80 21 Aug 3.5 -5.4 : 15.1 Monthly
Inflation Rate Mom
0.40 21 Aug 0.5 -2.7 : 3.9 Monthly
Interbank Rate
6.50 21 Aug 4.21 2.5 : 7.35 Monthly
Interest Rate
4.00 21 Sep 4 3.5 : 4.5 Daily
Internet Speed
0 17 Mar 1133 221 : 1133 Quarterly
Military Expenditure
0 20 Dec 358 5.4 : 368 Yearly
Mining Production
-18.40 21 Jun 35.4 -43 : 121 Quarterly
Population
21.51 20 Dec 20.87 4.83 : 21.51 Yearly
Retail Sales YoY
0 21 Jun 5.6 -9.8 : 73.1 Quarterly
Sales Tax Rate
18.00 20 Dec 18 18 : 18 Yearly
Terms of Trade
0 21 Mar 432 66.9 : 518 Quarterly
Terrorism Index
0 19 Dec 5.42 0 : 6.76 Yearly
Tourist Arrivals
143331.00 19 Dec 144492 107889 : 281820 Yearly
Unemployment Rate
5.00 20 Dec 4.6 2.4 : 6.5 Yearly
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 101.70 -182 -69.81 -69.81 -174 -77.48 Jun/21
Consumer Price Index Cpi 108.80 107 107 110 111 109
Consumer Spending 5514480.00 5746088 5707487 5735059 3455 6033393
Currency 563.00 571 577 583 566 594
Current Account 207.90 -120 -120 -120 -120 -170
Current Account to GDP 1.20 0.8 0.8 0.8 1 0.8
Deposit Interest Rate 6.50 6.5 6 6 6.5 6 %
Food Inflation 6.10 3.5 2.7 2.5 5 2.5
GDP 17.37 17 17 17 17.5 17
GDP Annual Growth Rate 22.50 3.5 4 5.3 4.2 5
GDP Constant Prices 2479.10 2510 2578 2610 2591 2720
GDP From Agriculture 346.80 389 361 365 360 378
GDP From Manufacturing 259.10 243 269 273 264 277
GDP From Mining 274.40 291 288 284 295 303
GDP From Public Administration 1119.50 1187 1177 1159 1203 1235
GDP From Services 1067.70 1024 1110 1124 1049 1101
GDP Per Capita Ppp 2160.51 2150 2150 2150 2150 2185
GDP per capita 815.48 745 745 745 745 765
Government Budget -5.40 -4.3 -4.3 -4.3 -4.7 -4.3
Government Debt to GDP 25.00 28 26 26 28 26 Dec/20
Government Spending 1324.20 1380 1371 1377 945 1449 Dec/18
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1704.80 1776 1764 1773 2481 1865
Inflation Rate 2.80 2.5 2.3 2 2.7 1.9
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 -0.1
Interbank Rate 6.50 7 7 7 6.5 7
Interest Rate 4.00 4.5 4.5 4.5 4 4.5
Mining Production -18.40 30 30 30 30 25
Population 21.51 21.43 21.43 21.43 21.43 21.99
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18
Tourist Arrivals 143331.00 135000 135000 135000 135000 140000
Unemployment Rate 5.00 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.2 4.9