Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries of the world. The most important sector of the economy is agriculture. In recent years, Burkina Faso’s economy has been stimulated by the expansion of the gold mining industry. Yet, economic growth falls short of its potential due to basic infrastructure, widespread corruption and unstable political environment. However, recent civil unrest led the government to make important concessions on government transparency and public investment that cast an optimistic light on future growth. This page provides - Burkina Faso GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Burkina Faso GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.