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Household consumption expenditure in Burkina Faso

Household expenditure of Burkina Faso, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 household expenditure of Burkina Faso in current prices increased by 5.8 billion US dollars (in 16.0 times) to 6.2 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.86 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 12.5 million, as well as by 4.9 billion US dollars by increasing of household expenditure per capita by 272.1 US dollars. The average annual growth of household expenditure of Burkina Faso was 0.13 billion US dollars or 6.4%. The average annual growth of household expenditure of Burkina Faso in constant prices was 3.9%. Share in the world reduced by 0.0053%. Share in Africa dropped by 0.22%. Minimal household expenditure was in 1971 (0.34 billion US dollars). Maximal household expenditure was in 2013 (7.3 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso grew by 272.1 US dollars (in 5.0 times) to 340.7 US dollars. The average annual growth of household expenditure per capita in current prices was 6.0 US dollars or 3.6%.

Change of household expenditure of Burkina Faso described by linear regression model: y=0.13x-260.0, where y - estimated value of household expenditure of Burkina Faso, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.885. Determination rate = 0.783.

Household expenditure of Burkina Faso, 1970

Household expenditure of Burkina Faso in 1970 was 0.39 billion US dollars, ranked 103rd in the world and was on par with household expenditure of Haiti (0.38 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Namibia (0.38 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Sierra Leone (0.37 bln. US dollars). Share of Burkina Faso in the world household expenditure was 0.020%.

Household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso in 1970 was equal to 68.6 US dollars, ranked 172nd in the world and was on par with household expenditure per capita in Lesotho (71.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Oman (71.7 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Chad (69.2 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in El Salvador (69.2 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Comoros (67.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia (67.1 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Indonesia (66.5 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Sudan (64.9 US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso was less than household expenditure per capita in the World (531.2 US dollars) by 462.6 US dollars.

Comparison of household expenditure in Burkina Faso and the neighbors in 1970. Household expenditure of Burkina Faso was greater than household expenditure of Niger (0.3 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Mali (0.2 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Togo (0.2 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Benin (0.2 billion US dollars), but was less than household expenditure of Ghana (3.0 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Côte d'Ivoire (0.9 billion US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso was greater than household expenditure per capita in Benin (60.8 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Mali (41.8 US dollars), but was less than household expenditure per capita in Ghana (347.6 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (169.6 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Togo (95.7 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Niger (77.3 US dollars).

Comparison of household expenditure in Burkina Faso and leaders in 1970. Household expenditure of Burkina Faso was less than household expenditure of the United States (647.7 billion US dollars) in 1 678.8 times, household expenditure of Germany (120.2 billion US dollars) in 311.7 times, household expenditure of Japan (99.6 billion US dollars) in 258.1 times, household expenditure of the United Kingdom (86.2 billion US dollars) in 223.4 times, household expenditure of China (49.0 billion US dollars) in 127.1 times. Household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso was greater than household expenditure per capita in China (60.7 US dollars) by 13%, but was less than household expenditure per capita in the United States (3 091.9 US dollars) in 45.1 times, household expenditure per capita in the United Kingdom (1 550.2 US dollars) in 22.6 times, household expenditure per capita in Germany (1 534.5 US dollars) in 22.4 times, household expenditure per capita in Japan (960.6 US dollars) in 14.0 times.

Potential household expenditure of Burkina Faso in 1970. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (3 091.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 17.4 billion US dollars, it is in 45.1 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the World (531.2 US dollars), household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 3.0 billion US dollars, it is in 7.7 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Ghana (347.6 US dollars), as the best neighbor, household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 2.0 billion US dollars, it is in 5.1 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (169.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 0.96 billion US dollars, it is in 2.5 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Western Africa (160.2 US dollars), household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 0.90 billion US dollars, it is in 2.3 times more than the actual level.

Household expenditure of Burkina Faso, 2015

Household expenditure of Burkina Faso in 2015 was equal to 6.2 billion US dollars, ranked 138th in the world and was on par with household expenditure of Rwanda (6.5 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Laos (6.4 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of New Caledonia (5.8 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Kyrgyzstan (5.8 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Bahamas (5.8 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Moldova (5.8 bln. US dollars). Share of Burkina Faso in the world household expenditure was 0.014%.

Household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso in 2015 was equal to 340.7 US dollars, ranked 205th in the world and was on par with household expenditure per capita in Mozambique (356.7 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Madagascar (345.3 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in D.R. of the Congo (344.2 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Central African Republic (320.6 US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso was less than household expenditure per capita in the World (5 813.3 US dollars) by 5 472.7 US dollars.

Comparison of household expenditure in Burkina Faso and the neighbors in 2015. Household expenditure of Burkina Faso was greater than household expenditure of Benin (5.7 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Niger (4.8 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Togo (3.1 billion US dollars), but was less than household expenditure of Ghana (24.7 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Côte d'Ivoire (19.7 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Mali (9.6 billion US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso was greater than household expenditure per capita in Niger (239.6 US dollars), but was less than household expenditure per capita in Ghana (901.5 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (869.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Mali (546.8 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Benin (524.1 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Togo (428.0 US dollars).

Comparison of household expenditure in Burkina Faso and leaders in 2015. Household expenditure of Burkina Faso was less than household expenditure of the United States (12 283.7 billion US dollars) in 1 991.1 times, household expenditure of China (4 251.4 billion US dollars) in 689.1 times, household expenditure of Japan (2 479.1 billion US dollars) in 401.9 times, household expenditure of the United Kingdom (1 857.7 billion US dollars) in 301.1 times, household expenditure of Germany (1 814.4 billion US dollars) in 294.1 times. Household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso was less than household expenditure per capita in the United States (38 175.0 US dollars) in 112.1 times, household expenditure per capita in the United Kingdom (28 704.8 US dollars) in 84.3 times, household expenditure per capita in Germany (22 486.4 US dollars) in 66.0 times, household expenditure per capita in Japan (19 586.5 US dollars) in 57.5 times, household expenditure per capita in China (3 089.6 US dollars) in 9.1 times.

Potential household expenditure of Burkina Faso in 2015. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (38 175.0 US dollars), household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 691.3 billion US dollars, it is in 112.1 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the World (5 813.3 US dollars), household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 105.3 billion US dollars, it is in 17.1 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Western Africa (1 386.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 25.1 billion US dollars, it is in 4.1 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (1 306.0 US dollars), household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 23.7 billion US dollars, it is in 3.8 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Ghana (901.5 US dollars), as the best neighbor, household expenditure of Burkina Faso would be 16.3 billion US dollars, it is in 2.6 times more than the actual level.

Size of household expenditure in Burkina Faso

Household consumption expenditure in Burkina Faso, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.391.52.32.05.66.2
constant prices19700.390.560.611.11.62.1
20051.11.61.83.04.66.1
Picture. Burkina Faso: household expenditure

household expenditure in Burkina Faso and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Ghana3.05.09.77.225.124.7
Côte d'Ivoire0.896.68.27.216.719.7
Mali0.251.62.32.37.89.6
Burkina Faso0.391.52.32.05.66.2
Benin0.180.941.52.05.15.7
Niger0.351.81.91.34.24.8
Togo0.200.741.51.12.73.1

household expenditure in Burkina Faso and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States647.71 754.63 825.76 792.410 202.212 283.7
China49.0156.0197.3567.62 157.34 251.4
Japan99.6582.91 620.02 659.43 291.82 479.1
United Kingdom86.2363.0716.81 087.51 584.51 857.7
Germany120.2560.71 000.51 114.31 915.51 814.4
Burkina Faso0.391.52.32.05.66.2

Growth of household expenditure in Burkina Faso

Picture. Burkina Faso: household expenditure, growth Picture. Burkina Faso: household expenditure, growth

household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso

Picture. Burkina Faso: household expenditure per capita Picture. Burkina Faso: household expenditure per capita

household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Ghana347.6464.0665.8383.41 030.4901.5
Côte d'Ivoire169.6794.8676.0434.6829.1869.9
Mali41.8229.3275.1205.2511.1546.8
Benin60.8252.2301.4288.9538.3524.1
Togo95.7273.8385.3221.2425.6428.0
Burkina Faso68.6221.6261.7169.6360.7340.7
Niger77.3306.4241.7113.8257.3239.6

household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States3 091.97 642.415 130.424 010.032 923.138 175.0
United Kingdom1 550.26 456.912 551.218 474.625 264.028 704.8
Germany1 534.57 173.812 671.313 605.823 814.222 486.4
Japan960.65 028.913 251.921 154.125 854.919 586.5
China60.7159.4170.7447.11 608.83 089.6
Burkina Faso68.6221.6261.7169.6360.7340.7

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