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Burkina Faso

West African CFA Franc (XOF)

Burkina Faso’s low financial inclusion rate of 39% demonstrates the need for an improved digital payments ecosystem. In 2020, the country adopted the Inclusive Digital Economy Scorecard (IDES), which assists countries with digital transformation efforts.

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Population

22,100,683

Banked Population:

36.11%

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Main industries

Agriculture

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Main imports

FRefined Petroleum, Packaged Medicaments,
Electricity, Cement, and Delivery Trucks

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Main exports

Gold, Raw Cotton, Zinc Ore, Seeds,
Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, & Cashews

GDP stats

$893.1

Per capita (USD)

6.9%

Growth annually

128

World ranking

Internet usage

22%

Smartphone usage

16%

Credit/debit card usage

14%

Population transacting electronically

39%

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Total volume of digital payments projected to reach

$4,155.00M

Payment Methods in Burkina Faso

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