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Burkina Faso

CABRI member since: 2013
Region: West Africa
Currency: CFA Franc (XOF)
Population: 18.4 million
Capital: Ouagadougou
Ministry website: www.finances.gov.bf
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD, ECOWAS
Key Budget Indicators Over Time
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
GDP (constant 1999 XOF[billions]) 4,038.23 4,212.92 4,376.99 4,637.23 4,930.15
GDP (current XOF[billions]) 5,904.46 6,119.95 6,162.67 6,457.26 7,174.08
GDP growth (%) 5.79 4.33 3.9 5.95 6.32
GDP per capita (constant 1999 XOF) 236,531.35 239,561.27 241,680.91 248,692.71 256,867.27
GDP per capita (current XOF) 345,841.46 348,001.89 340,279.51 346,300.24 373,778.91
Inflation (CPI) (%) 0.53 -0.26 0.91 -0.19 0.35
General government revenue (% of GDP) 24.42 21.59 20.74 21.85 22.07
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 28.41 23.54 23.11 25.48 29.97
Budget balance (% of GDP) -3.99 -1.95 -2.37 -3.63 -7.9
Primary balance (% of GDP) -3.4 -1.24 -1.66 -2.62 -6.93
General government debt (% of GDP) 29.15 29.87 35.61 39.16 38.42

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