Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 2650.73 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    7.17%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    77
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 39966.09 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    9.51%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    48.78%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    805.6 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    15.34%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    BBB-
  • Moody's
    Baa2
  • Fitch
    BBB-
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Burkina Faso is a landlocked French-speaking country located in West Africa. It spans 2,74,200 square kilometers in size and has a population of about 19.7 million with approximately 77.3% of the population living in rural areas. The capital is located in ‎Ouagadougou‎. The country has a high population growth rate estimated at 3.1%. The country is experiencing a high urbanization rate resulting in an urgent demand for housing and electricity.