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Aid as % of GDP

15.3%

[18th of 129]

Consumer price index

116.03 %

[91st of 165]

Economic freedom

1.75

[98th of 156]

Exports > Goods and services

11%

[151st of 156]

GDP > PPP

$15,071,000,000.00

[109th of 163]

GDP growth > annual %

4.8 annual %

[86th of 187]

GDP per capita, PPP > current international $

1,213.26 PPP $

[143rd of 169]

GINI index

39.51

[18th of 40]

Gross National Income

$2,531,620,000.00

[122nd of 172]

Gross national income > constant LCU

1488749000000

 

Human Development Index

0.317

[176th of 178]

Imports of goods, services and income > BoP, current US$

690,107,000 BoP $

[128th of 156]

Income category

Low income

 

Income distribution > Poorest 10%

2%

[82nd of 114]

Income distribution > Richest 10%

46.8%

[5th of 114]

Income distribution > Richest 20%

60.4%

[11th of 114]

Population under $1 a day

61.2

[6th of 59]

Poverty > Share of all poor people

0.62 % of world's poor

[17th of 80]

Total reserves minus gold > current US$

438,395,800 $

[130th of 178]

Tourist arrivals by region of origin > Europe

113,496

[105th of 195]


Currency
 

Currency

franc

 

ISO code

XOF 952

 

Official exchange rate > LCU per US$, period average

522.89

 

PPP conversion factor to official exchange rate ratio

0.32

[111st of 169]

Regime
French Franc (100.0)

Subdivision

100

[129th of 192]

Symbol

CFAF

 

Terms of trade since 1995

76.42

[107th of 117]

 

Energy
 

Electrical outages > days

9.61 days

[18th of 42]

Electricity > Production by source > Fossil fuel

69.9%

[118th of 223]

Electricity > Production by source > Hydro

30.1%

[79th of 223]

Electricity > Production by source > Nuclear

0%

[103rd of 223]

Electricity > Production by source > Other

0%

[117th of 210]

electricity consumption > Date of > Information

2003

 

Gasoline prices

1.11

[54th of 141]

Hydroelectricity consumption

0.12

[121st of 213]

Investment in energy with private participation > current US$

5,600,000 $

[39th of 44]

natural gas consumption > Date of > Information

2003 est.

 

Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by industry & construction

20,000 ton

[85th of 134]

Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by other industries and construction

20,000 ton

[84th of 134]

Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion in thermal power plants

3,000 ton

[123rd of 131]

Residual Fuel Oil > Conversion to other forms of energy

3,000 ton

[124th of 133]

Residual Fuel Oil > Imports

36,000 ton

[104th of 150]

Residual Fuel Oil > Net inland availability

33,000 ton

[117th of 155]

Traditional fuel consumption

87.1%

[17th of 130]

Wall plugs > Frequency

50 HZ

[114th of 151]

Wall plugs > Plug type
Europe

Wall plugs > Voltage

220 V

[150th of 209]

 

Industry
 

Changes in inventories > constant LCU

-34999110000

 

Changes in inventories > current LCU

-4724552000

 

Changes in inventories > current US$

-8,094,560 $

[114th of 138]

Chemicals > % of value added in manufacturing

0.68 %

[67th of 91]

Machinery and transport equipment > % of value added in manufacturing

1.38 %

[58th of 91]

Manufactures exports > % of merchandise exports

7.97 %

[125th of 156]

Manufacturing, value added > annual % growth

-0.3 %

[121st of 156]

Manufacturing, value added > constant 2000 US$

303,164,000 constant 2000 US$

[109th of 155]

Manufacturing, value added > constant LCU

150927500000

 

Manufacturing, value added > current LCU

367295700000

 

Manufacturing, value added > current US$

696,337,300 $

[80th of 167]

Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports

0.57 %

[106th of 154]

Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports

0.6 %

[123rd of 155]

Other manufacturing > % of value added in manufacturing

46.51 %

[23rd of 107]

Textiles and clothing > % of value added in manufacturing

5.05 %

[57th of 101]

value added > annual % growth

0.7 %

[114th of 164]

value added > constant 2000 US$

459,948,500 constant 2000 US$

[123rd of 164]

value added > constant LCU

237716100000

 

value added > current LCU

540098800000

 

value added > current US$

1,023,946,000 $

[105th of 172]


Agriculture
 

Agricultural growth

129

[26th of 149]

Agricultural machinery > tractors

2,000

[121st of 190]

Arable and permanent cropland

3,850 thousand hectares

[56th of 148]

Arable land > % of land area

17.69 % of land area

[64th of 199]

Arable land > hectares

4,840,000 hectares

[42nd of 199]

Area > Cotton

460,000

[11th of 20]

Cereal production

129 thousand metric tons

[26th of 149]

Crop production index

130 %

[11th of 182]

Fertilizer consumption > metric tons

1,671 metric tons

[146th of 169]

Fertilizer use

8.8 kg

[113rd of 138]

Food production index

115.2 %

[36th of 182]

Labor share

92.2%

[3rd of 149]

Livestock production index

110.3 %

[53rd of 181]

Permanent crops

50,000 hectares

[120th of 181]

Root and tuber production

65 thousand metric tons

[131st of 149]

Tractor concentration

0.5

[129th of 147]

Tractors

1,995

[114th of 147]

value added > annual % growth

3.61 %

[54th of 164]

value added per worker > constant 2000 US$

188.95 constant 2000 US$

[143rd of 163]

Workers per hectare

1.3

[37th of 148]


Transportation
 

Air transport, freight > million tons per km

7.36 million tons/km

[111st of 153]

Aircraft departures

2,000

[132nd of 155]

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m

1

[101st of 119]

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m

1

[97th of 119]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m

3

[56th of 99]

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m

11

[61st of 137]

Driving side of the road > Left or right

Right side

 

Highways > Paved

2,001 km

[68th of 113]

Highways > Total

12,506 km

[66th of 118]

Highways > Unpaved

10,505 km

[47th of 113]

Investment in transport with private participation > current US$

63,300,000 $

[15th of 30]

Motor vehicles

6 motor vehicles per 100 p

[115th of 134]

Ports and harbors

none

 

Transnational Issues > Disputes > international
two villages are in dispute along the border with Benin ; Benin accuses Burkina Faso of moving boundary pillars; Burkina Faso border regions have become a staging area for Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire rebels and an asylum for refugees caught in regional fighting; the Ivoirian Government accuses Burkina Faso of supporting Ivoirian rebels

Travel services > % of commercial service exports

61.61 %

[38th of 153]

Vehicle abundance

0.22 per square km

[128th of 141]

 

Taxation
 

Average time to clear customs > days

3.13 days

[21st of 39]

CPIA fiscal policy rating

4.5

[3rd of 75]

Net taxes on products > constant LCU

41980460000

 

Net taxes on products > current LCU

74542560000

 

Net taxes on products > current US$

106,949,300 $

[129th of 159]

Tax rates > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint

18.84 %

[6th of 39]

Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services

9.82 %

[43rd of 89]

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue

16.17 %

[39th of 98]

Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes

23.99 %

[44th of 98]

 
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