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Currency
 

Currency franc  
ISO code BIF 108  
Official exchange rate > LCU per US$, period average 1081.58  
PPP conversion factor to official exchange rate ratio 0.15 [156th of 169]
Real effective exchange rate index 71.1 % [91st of 96]
Regime composite  
Subdivision 100 [112nd of 192]
Symbol FBu  
Terms of trade since 1995 61.12 [115th of 117]

SOURCES
Pacific Exchange Rate Services; World Development Indicators database; The World Bank Group

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Burundi, Republic of Burundi, Republika y'u Burundi

Energy
 
Bagasse > Consumption by industry & construction 74,980 ton [59th of 80]
Bagasse > Consumption by other industries and construction 74,980 ton [59th of 80]
Bagasse > Energy balance requirement 74,980 ton [67th of 83]
Bagasse > Gross inland availability 74,980 ton [67th of 83]
Bagasse > Net inland availability 74,980 ton [61st of 80]
Bagasse > Production 74,980 ton [67th of 83]
Bitumen Asphalt > Consumption by industry & construction 3,000 ton [3rd of 10]
Bitumen Asphalt > Consumption by other industries and construction 3,000 ton [3rd of 10]
Bitumen Asphalt > Energy balance requirement 3,000 ton [55th of 103]
Bitumen Asphalt > Gross inland availability 3,000 ton [107th of 126]
Bitumen Asphalt > Imports 3,000 ton [68th of 83]
Bitumen Asphalt > Net inland availability 3,000 ton [6th of 12]
    Bitumen Asphalt > Statistical differences (per capita) -176,359,067,060.534 ton per 1e+15 people [49th of 61]
Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants 280,479 ton [33rd of 120]
Electrical outages > days 135.57 days [3rd of 42]
Electricity > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 40.73 % [8th of 39]
Electricity > Consumption by households 71,000,000 kWh [164th of 189]
Electricity > Consumption by households and other consumers 87,000,000 kWh [182nd of 202]
Electricity > Consumption by industry & construction 55,000,000 kWh [153rd of 166]
Electricity > Consumption by other consumers 16,000,000 kWh [166th of 174]
Electricity > Consumption by other industries and construction 55,000,000 kWh [152nd of 165]
Electricity > Conversion, transport & distribution losses 28,000,000 kWh [149th of 179]
Electricity > Energy balance requirement 171,300,000 kWh [126th of 155]
Electricity > Gross inland availability 170,900,000 kWh [178th of 211]
Electricity > Gross production, public & self-producer 102,300,000 kWh [188th of 211]
Electricity > Hydro > Production 100,300,000 kWh [123rd of 147]
Electricity > Hydro > Production > Public 100,300,000 kWh [122nd of 145]
Electricity > Imports > A note
supplied by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2000)
Electricity > Net inland availability 142,000,000 kWh [176th of 202]
Electricity > Net production 99,900,000 kWh [189th of 211]
Electricity > Production by source > Fossil fuel 0.6% [209th of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Hydro 99.4% [5th of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Nuclear 0% [207th of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Other 0% [198th of 210]
Electricity > Station use & station loss 2,400,000 kWh [173rd of 179]
    Electricity > Station use & station loss (per capita) 0.318 kWh per capita [178th of 178]
Electricity > Thermal > Production 2,000,000 kWh [206th of 209]
    Electricity > Thermal > Production (per capita) 0.265 kWh per capita [204th of 208]
Electricity > Thermal > Production > Public 2,000,000 kWh [204th of 207]
    Electricity > Thermal > Production > Public (per capita) 0.265 kWh per capita [202nd of 205]
Electricity > Total production, public 102,300,000 kWh [187th of 211]
    Electricity > Total production, public (per capita) 13.554 kWh per capita [207th of 210]
electricity consumption > Date of > Information 2003  
Fuelwood > Consumption by households 8,542,000 m³ [31st of 116]
Fuelwood > Consumption by households and other consumers 8,542,000 m³ [37th of 143]
Fuelwood > Net inland availability 8,542,000 m³ [38th of 145]
Gas-diesel oils > Changes in stocks 2,000 ton [45th of 88]
    Gas-diesel oils > Changes in stocks (per capita) 0.302 ton per 1,000 people [43rd of 87]
Gas-diesel oils > Changes in stocks at importers 2,000 ton [2nd of 14]
    Gas-diesel oils > Changes in stocks at importers (per capita) 0.333 ton per 1,000 people [3rd of 13]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by transportation industry 25,000 ton [149th of 169]
    Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by transportation industry (per capita) 3.312 ton per 1,000 people [160th of 168]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption in road transport 25,000 ton [142nd of 161]
    Gas-diesel oils > Consumption in road transport (per capita) 3.312 ton per 1,000 people [152nd of 160]
Gas-diesel oils > Energy balance requirement 25,000 ton [137th of 205]
    Gas-diesel oils > Energy balance requirement (per capita) 3.312 ton per 1,000 people [152nd of 204]
Gas-diesel oils > Gross inland availability 25,000 ton [186th of 205]
    Gas-diesel oils > Gross inland availability (per capita) 3.312 ton per 1,000 people [202nd of 204]
Gas-diesel oils > Imports 25,000 ton [171st of 192]
    Gas-diesel oils > Imports (per capita) 3.312 ton per 1,000 people [183rd of 191]
Gas-diesel oils > Net inland availability 25,000 ton [165th of 190]
    Gas-diesel oils > Net inland availability (per capita) 3.312 ton per 1,000 people [181st of 189]
    Gas-diesel oils > Statistical differences (per capita) 319,509,029,644.687 ton per 1e+15 people [91st of 155]
Gasoline prices 1.66 [9th of 141]
Hydroelectricity consumption 0.14 [119th of 213]
    Hydroelectricity consumption (per capita) 0.18 per 10 million people [126th of 207]
Jet Fuel > Bunkers 9,000 ton [129th of 149]
    Jet Fuel > Bunkers (per capita) 1.192 ton per 1,000 people [135th of 145]
Jet Fuel > Changes in stocks 1,000 ton [34th of 71]
    Jet Fuel > Changes in stocks (per capita) 0.173 ton per 1,000 people [28th of 69]
Jet Fuel > Changes in stocks at importers 1,000 ton [8th of 15]
    Jet Fuel > Changes in stocks at importers (per capita) 0.173 ton per 1,000 people [6th of 14]
Jet Fuel > Energy balance requirement 2,000 ton [42nd of 151]
    Jet Fuel > Energy balance requirement (per capita) 264,987,880,116.833 ton per 1e+15 people [44th of 141]
Jet Fuel > Gross inland availability 2,000 ton [91st of 143]
    Jet Fuel > Gross inland availability (per capita) 264,987,880,116.833 ton per 1e+15 people [90th of 135]
Jet Fuel > Imports 11,000 ton [109th of 145]
    Jet Fuel > Imports (per capita) 1,457.433 ton per million people [117th of 140]
    Jet Fuel > Statistical differences (per capita) 264,987,880,116.833 ton per 1e+15 people [29th of 106]
Kerosene > Consumption by households 3,000 ton [121st of 146]
    Kerosene > Consumption by households (per capita) 0.397 ton per 1,000 people [121st of 145]
Kerosene > Consumption by households and other consumers 3,000 ton [137th of 165]
    Kerosene > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita) 0.397 ton per 1,000 people [137th of 163]
Kerosene > Energy balance requirement 3,000 ton [99th of 157]
    Kerosene > Energy balance requirement (per capita) 397.482 ton per million people [100th of 148]
Kerosene > Gross inland availability 3,000 ton [148th of 176]
    Kerosene > Gross inland availability (per capita) 0.397 ton per 1,000 people [153rd of 171]
Kerosene > Imports 3,000 ton [97th of 130]
    Kerosene > Imports (per capita) 0.397 ton per 1,000 people [106th of 123]
Kerosene > Net inland availability 3,000 ton [143rd of 170]
    Kerosene > Net inland availability (per capita) 0.397 ton per 1,000 people [143rd of 167]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by households 2,000 ton [142nd of 148]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Consumption by households and other consumers 2,000 ton [152nd of 159]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Energy balance requirement 2,000 ton [108th of 161]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Gross inland availability 2,000 ton [159th of 166]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Imports 2,000 ton [131st of 141]
Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Net inland availability 2,000 ton [157th of 161]
    Liquefied Petroleum Gas > Statistical differences (per capita) 158,520,659,839.076 ton per 1e+15 people [36th of 117]
Lubricants > Consumption for non-energy uses 2,000 ton [115th of 128]
Lubricants > Energy balance requirement 2,000 ton [82nd of 124]
Lubricants > Gross inland availability 2,000 ton [121st of 143]
Lubricants > Imports 2,000 ton [100th of 121]
Motor Gasoline > Consumption by transportation industry 29,000 ton [162nd of 197]
Motor Gasoline > Consumption in road transport 29,000 ton [161st of 194]
Motor Gasoline > Gross inland availability 29,000 ton [164th of 202]
Motor Gasoline > Imports 29,000 ton [132nd of 183]
Motor Gasoline > Motor gasoline- energy balance requirement 29,000 ton [100th of 201]
Motor Gasoline > Net inland availability 29,000 ton [163rd of 198]
    Motor Gasoline > Statistical differences (per capita) 162,362,438,424.045 ton per 1e+15 people [97th of 131]
natural gas consumption > Date of > Information 2003 est.  
    Oil Consumption Test (per $ GDP) 9,034.196 Btu per $1 of GDP [48th of 171]
    Oil Consumption Test (per capita) 823,967.908 Btu per capita [160th of 177]
    Oil Consumption Test Test (per $ GDP) 9,034.196 Btu per $1 of GDP [48th of 171]
    Oil Consumption Test Test (per capita) 823,967.908 Btu per capita [160th of 177]
Other Petroleum Products > Consumption by industry & construction 6,000 ton [17th of 30]
Other Petroleum Products > Consumption by other industries and construction 6,000 ton [16th of 29]
Other Petroleum Products > Energy balance requirement 6,000 ton [37th of 86]
Other Petroleum Products > Gross inland availability 6,000 ton [90th of 106]
Other Petroleum Products > Imports 6,000 ton [53rd of 70]
Other Petroleum Products > Net inland availability 6,000 ton [25th of 37]
    Other Petroleum Products > Statistical differences (per capita) 176,359,067,060.535 ton per 1e+15 people [37th of 62]
Peat (for fuel use) > Consumption by households 4,700 ton [7th of 14]
Peat (for fuel use) > Consumption by households and other consumers 4,700 ton [11th of 14]
Peat (for fuel use) > Energy balance requirement 4,700 ton [15th of 17]
Peat (for fuel use) > Gross inland availability 4,700 ton [15th of 17]
Peat (for fuel use) > Net inland availability 4,700 ton [14th of 17]
Peat (for fuel use) > Production 4,700 ton [14th of 15]
Peat (for fuel use) > Recoverable 56,000,000 ton [5th of 24]
Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by industry & construction 9,000 ton [114th of 134]
Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by other industries and construction 9,000 ton [114th of 134]
Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion in thermal power plants 1,000 ton [129th of 131]
Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion to other forms of energy 1,000 ton [131st of 133]
Residual Fuel Oil > Imports 10,000 ton [131st of 150]
Residual Fuel Oil > Net inland availability 9,000 ton [136th of 155]
Traditional fuel consumption 94.2% [4th of 130]
Wall plugs > Frequency 50 HZ [101st of 151]
Wall plugs > Plug type
Europe
Wall plugs > Voltage 220 V [157th of 209]
White spirit/industrial spirit > Energy balance requirement 33,000 ton [10th of 51]
White spirit/industrial spirit > Gross inland availability 33,000 ton [25th of 62]
White spirit/industrial spirit > Imports 33,000 ton [17th of 44]
    White spirit/industrial spirit > Statistical differences (per capita) 4,372,300,021,927.75 ton per 1e+15 people [2nd of 36]

SOURCES
Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of countries by electricity consumption ; German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Fuel Prices and Taxation (1999) and the electronic update for2000. Available from World Bank, World Development Indicators 2002, WDI table 3.12. via ciesin.org; Energy Information Administration; Wikipedia: List of countries by natural gas consumption ; World bank; World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC;

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Burundi, Republic of Burundi, Republika y'u Burundi

Industry
 
Adjusted savings: mineral depletion > % of GNI 0.06 % of GNI [51st of 84]
Changes in inventories > constant LCU -1179124000  
Changes in inventories > current LCU 2000000000  
Changes in inventories > current US$ 1,858,335 $ [88th of 138]
    Changes in inventories > current US$ (per $ GDP) 2.323 $ per $1 million of GDP [78th of 167]
Chemicals > % of value added in manufacturing 9.17 % [21st of 91]
Machinery and transport equipment > % of value added in manufacturing 0.16 % [80th of 91]
Manufactures exports > % of merchandise exports 6.23 % [108th of 156]
Manufacturing, value added > annual % growth 3.1 % [74th of 156]
Manufacturing, value added > constant LCU 5390268000  
Manufacturing, value added > current LCU 69030940000  
Manufacturing, value added > current US$ 64,141,290 $ [108th of 167]
    Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 80.193 $ per $1,000 of GDP [89th of 180]
Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports 2.46 % [58th of 154]
Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports 0.79 % [100th of 155]
Other manufacturing > % of value added in manufacturing 72.9 % [5th of 107]
Patent applications, nonresidents 4 [92nd of 96]
Patent applications, residents 1 [95th of 97]
Textiles and clothing > % of value added in manufacturing 3.93 % [59th of 101]
value added > annual % growth -6.23 % [132nd of 164]
value added > constant 2000 US$ 86,109,960 constant 2000 US$ [128th of 164]
value added > constant LCU 8483652000  
value added > current LCU 156439200000  
value added > current US$ 145,358,200 $ [129th of 172]
    value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 0.182 $ per $1 of GDP [120th of 180]

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Burundi, Republic of Burundi, Republika y'u Burundi

Agriculture
 
Agricultural growth 94 [116th of 149]
Agricultural machinery > tractors 170 [149th of 190]
Agricultural machinery > tractors per 100 hectares of arable land 1.72 [175th of 188]
Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports 4.23 % [26th of 154]
Agricultural raw materials imports > % of merchandise imports 1.35 % [52nd of 155]
    Agriculture, value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita) 30.622 $ per capita [133rd of 164]
    Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 316.468 $ per $1,000 of GDP [20th of 182]
    Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per capita) 33.537 $ per capita [135th of 182]
Arable and permanent cropland 1,260 thousand hectares [100th of 148]
Arable land > % of land area 38.55 % of land area [13th of 199]
Arable land > hectares 990,000 hectares [108th of 199]
Banana production 1,514,000 metric tonnes [11th of 48]
Cereal production 94 thousand metric tons [116th of 149]
Cereal production growth 0% [98th of 149]
Crop production index 104.2 % [110th of 182]
Exports to USA > Onions and shallots $0.00 [32nd of 35]
Fertilizer consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land 25.75 100 g/ha of arable land [155th of 169]
Fertilizer consumption > metric tons 2,539 metric tons [141st of 169]
Fertilizer use 2.8 kg [123rd of 138]
Food production index 104.4 % [108th of 182]
Irrigated land > % of cropland 1.55 % [129th of 164]
Labor share 90.2% [4th of 149]
Land under cereal production > hectares 208,700 hectares [119th of 176]
Livestock production index 100.2 % [133rd of 181]
Meat production growth 3% [106th of 149]
Permanent cropland > % of land area 14.21 % of land area [18th of 187]
Permanent crops 360,000 hectares [52nd of 181]
Root and tuber production 1,378 thousand metric tons [51st of 149]
Root and tuber production growth 1% [86th of 149]
Tractor concentration 0.1 [142nd of 147]
Tractors 170 [135th of 147]
Value added 50.03 [7th of 158]
value added > annual % growth -6.56 % [127th of 164]
value added > constant 2000 US$ 231,116,900 constant 2000 US$ [116th of 164]
value added > constant LCU 50603900000  
value added > current LCU 272418800000  
value added > current US$ 253,122,600 $ [119th of 172]
    value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 316.468 $ per $1,000 of GDP [20th of 182]
value added per worker > constant 2000 US$ 73.72 constant 2000 US$ [150th of 163]
Workers per hectare 2.4 [15th of 148]

SOURCES
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; Agri-Food Business Development Centre; Agribusiness Online; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2000; The World Bank

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Burundi, Republic of Burundi, Republika y'u Burundi

Transportation
 
Air transport, freight > million tons per km 0.1 million tons/km [138th of 153]
Aircraft departures 1,400 [136th of 155]
Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m 1 [86th of 119]
Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m 4 [100th of 137]
Driving side of the road > Left or right Right side  
Highways > Paved 1,028 km [83rd of 113]
Highways > Total 14,480 km [58th of 118]
Highways > Unpaved 13,452 km [40th of 113]
Motor vehicles 5 motor vehicles per 100 p [118th of 134]
Ports and harbors Bujumbura  
Railways 0 km [25th of 86]
Transnational Issues > Disputes > international
Tutsi, Hutu, and other conflicting ethnic groups, associated political rebels, armed gangs, and various government forces continue fighting in the Great Lakes region, transcending the boundaries of Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda to gain control over populated and natural resource areas; government heads pledge to end conflict, but localized violence continues despite UN peacekeeping efforts
Travel services > % of commercial service exports 22.24 % [104th of 153]
Vehicle abundance 7.04 per square km [60th of 141]

SOURCES
World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; World standards on users.pandora.be; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005 World Bank Global Development Indicators, 2001; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Burundi, Republic of Burundi, Republika y'u Burundi

Taxation
 
Average time to clear customs > days 4.44 days [14th of 39]
CPIA fiscal policy rating 3.5 [29th of 75]
Net taxes on products > constant LCU 6237622000  
Net taxes on products > current LCU 54363800000  
Net taxes on products > current US$ 65,470,940 $ [138th of 159]
    Net taxes on products > current US$ (per $ GDP) 98.843 $ per $1 billion of GDP [75th of 174]
Social contributions > % of revenue 6.43 % [43rd of 78]
Social contributions > current LCU 5357400000  
Tax rates > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 3.72 % [22nd of 39]
Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services 13.29 % [17th of 89]
Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue 18.15 % [45th of 98]
Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes 24.42 % [55th of 98]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Burundi, Republic of Burundi, Republika y'u Burundi

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