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What is the capital city of Burkina Faso ?Ouagadougou
What is the total area of Burkina Faso ? (km2)274.200
What is the population in Burkina Faso ? (2020)20.903.273
What is the median age in Burkina Faso ?18
What is the iso country code for Burkina Faso ? (2lt)BF
What is the iso country code for Burkina Faso ? (3lt)BFA
What continent is Burkina Faso in ?Africa
What currency is used in Burkina Faso ?West African CFA Franc
What is the currency code for Burkina Faso ?XOF
What is the tel code for Burkina Faso ?+226
What language use in Burkina Faso ?French
What is the language code for French ?FR
What is the internet TLD code for Burkina Faso ?.bf
Where is the highest place in Burkina Faso ?Mount Tenakourou (749 m.)
Where is the lowest place in Burkina Faso ?Black Volta (200 m.)

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Worldbank Country Statistics for Burkina Faso

World map icon Personal remittances, received (% of GDP)3,02401
World map icon Personal remittances, received (current US$)476.154.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)1,32067
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)207.950.000
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)0,208195
World map icon Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)32.782.000
World map icon Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79)7,3
World map icon Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)13,39
World map icon Secondary education, duration (years)7
World map icon Lower secondary school starting age (years)12
World map icon Procedures to build a warehouse (number)15
World map icon Time required to build a warehouse (days)121
World map icon Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)41,3
World map icon Profit tax (% of commercial profits)16,2
World map icon Tax payments (number)45
World map icon Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)3,6
World map icon Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)21,4
World map icon Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours)270
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, male (number)3
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number)3
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business (number)3
World map icon Time required to start a business, male (days)13
World map icon Time required to start a business, female (days)13
World map icon Time required to start a business (days)13
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)6,3
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, male (% of GNI per capita)42,8
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, female (% of GNI per capita)42,8
World map icon Procedures to register property (number)4
World map icon Time required to register property (days)67
World map icon Time required to enforce a contract (days)446
World map icon Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 12=strong)6
World map icon Time to resolve insolvency (years)4
World map icon Time to import, documentary compliance (hours)96
World map icon Time to import, border compliance (hours)102
World map icon PPG, private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, bonds (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (INT, current US$)117.434.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (INT, current US$)33.592.700
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (INT, current US$)316.000
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$)117.750.000
World map icon Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)6,149
World map icon Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)3,896
World map icon Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)8,952
World map icon Primary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Primary school starting age (years)6
World map icon Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)196,5
World map icon Cost to import, border compliance (US$)264,5
World map icon Time to export, documentary compliance (hours)84
World map icon Time to export, border compliance (hours)74,5
World map icon Cost to export, documentary compliance (US$)85,5
World map icon Cost to export, border compliance (US$)261
World map icon Time required to get electricity (days)169
World map icon Public credit registry coverage (% of adults)0
World map icon Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults)2
World map icon Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)0
World map icon Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)151
World map icon Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)7
World map icon Distance to frontier score (0=lowest performance to 100=frontier)51,4002
World map icon PPG, bilateral (INT, current US$)83.841.700
World map icon Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)8,121
World map icon Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)5,223
World map icon Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)12,058
World map icon Labor force, total7.474.580
World map icon Labor force, female (% of total labor force)44,5696
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)66,488
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)74,962
World map icon Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)77,7621
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)58,292
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)67,813
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)75,934
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)59,817
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)51,487
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)58,3
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)44,434
World map icon Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)38,441
World map icon Employment in services, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)32,756
World map icon Employment in services, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)45,904
World map icon PPG, private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (DIS, current US$)10.772.700.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (DIS, current US$)492.719.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$)10.772.700.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, long-term (DIS, current US$)10.772.700.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (DIS, current US$)10.279.900.000
World map icon PPG, private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, bonds (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (AMT, current US$)148.640.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (AMT, current US$)120.863.000
World map icon Employment in industry (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)33,253
World map icon Employment in industry, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)32,489
World map icon Employment in industry, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)34,255
World map icon GDP per person employed (constant 2011 PPP $)5.280,03
World map icon Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)40,332
World map icon Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)30,721
World map icon Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)52,951
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)13,091
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)15,641
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)9,744
World map icon Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)86,223
World map icon Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)83,401
World map icon Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)89,93
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)62,4
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)72,042
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)53,074
World map icon Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)86,909
World map icon Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)84,359
World map icon Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)90,256
World map icon Employers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,685
World map icon Employers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,959
World map icon Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)0,326
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)47,306
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)55,255
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)39,076
World map icon Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)28,306
World map icon Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)34,754
World map icon Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)19,841
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (AMT, current US$)148.640.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (AMT, current US$)646.529
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, long-term (AMT, current US$)149.286.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (AMT, current US$)27.777.100


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