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Burkina Faso

Overall Score, 2020

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Overall Score

Burkina Faso close to the average score of countries in its region and income group, but below the global average and top performing countries. Burkina Faso would greatly benefit from improving its cigarette tax system.

Component Score

Burkina Faso scores poorly in the cigarette price, tax share, and tax structure components, but scores higher in affordability change. Burkina Faso would greatly benefit from improvements in all four components, especially increasing cigarette prices, increasing tax share of price, and improving in its tax structure.

Scores Over Time

Burkina Faso's overall scores increased significantly between 2014 and 2020. In that time, the affordability of cigarettes was reduced, the tax share of price increased, and the tax structure was improved.

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