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Gross debt in Burkina Faso

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. On the other hand not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Burkina Faso in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 1.2 billion and 8.3 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 8 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Burkina Faso a debt of 399 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,780 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 22 years in billion USD




YearBurkina Faso totalBurkina Faso per capitaEU per capita
19981.34 bn USD122 USD12,387 USD
19991.39 bn USD123 USD12,342 USD
20001.25 bn USD108 USD9,877 USD
20011.31 bn USD110 USD9,894 USD
20021.39 bn USD113 USD10,773 USD
20031.67 bn USD132 USD13,433 USD
20041.97 bn USD151 USD15,459 USD
20052.14 bn USD160 USD16,095 USD
20061.17 bn USD84 USD16,570 USD
20071.54 bn USD108 USD18,334 USD
20081.93 bn USD131 USD21,119 USD
20092.17 bn USD143 USD22,222 USD
20102.81 bn USD180 USD26,496 USD
20112.96 bn USD184 USD29,231 USD
20123.17 bn USD191 USD28,064 USD
20133.48 bn USD204 USD29,836 USD
20143.70 bn USD211 USD30,512 USD
20153.71 bn USD205 USD25,813 USD
20164.27 bn USD229 USD26,165 USD
20174.75 bn USD247 USD26,931 USD
20186.03 bn USD306 USD28,362 USD
20196.80 bn USD335 USD27,095 USD
20208.35 bn USD399 USD30,780 USD


Comparison of the gross debt per capita with the European Union in Euro



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