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Ghana  

Ghana, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 238,540 Km2,

Ghana, with a population of 28,033,000 people, it is ranked at 48º position by population of 196 countries 118 people per km2.

The capital is Accra and its currency is Ghana cedi

Ghana is holding the 92 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2015 was 24,083 millions of euros26,720 millions of dollars, ( 71.5% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 879 € euros per inhabitant975$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Ghana was on April of 2017 and it was 16.6%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Ghana, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.579 points in 2014, leaving it in 140th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Ghana are business, you must know it's in the 108th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Ghana, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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Accra: Monthly Rainfall
Ghana Economy
Government
GDP Mill. € [+]201533,686M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201537,375M.$
GDP per capita [+]20151,229€
GDP per capita [+]20151,364$
Debt [+]201524,083 M.€
Debt [+]201526,720 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201571.50%
Debt Per Capita [+]2015879 €
Debt Per Capita [+]2015975$
Deficit [+]2015-1,786 M.€
Deficit [+]2015-1,981 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2015-5.30%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20158,297.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20159,205.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20132,135.8
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20132,836.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201321.70%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20146.82%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015165.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015183.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20112.80%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201524.63%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015303€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2015336$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201382€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2013108$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201423€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201431$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20156€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20157$
S&P Rating [+]10/24/2014B-
Fitch Rating [+]05/12/2017B
Corruption Index [+]201643
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016119º
Fragile States Index [+]201571.9
Innovation Ranking [+]2016102º
Labour
NMW [+]201375.1 $
NMW [+]201356.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201582º
Markets
Euro / Ghana cedi [+]05/24/20174.8135
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/25/201713.72%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]April 201716.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]April 20174.8%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/22/201722.50%
Business
Doing Business [+]2017108º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201431.73
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201417.50%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201625.0%
Trade
Exports [+]201610,193.7 M.€
Exports [+]201611,283.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201527.61%
Imports [+]201612,062.5 M.€
Imports [+]201613,351.9 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201536.03%
Trade balance [+]2016-1,868.7 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-2,068.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-8.41%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016118
Population [+]201628,033,000
Immigrant stock [+]2015399,471
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,100.0
% Immigrant [+]20151.46%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20151,018.8
Emigrant stock [+]2015801,710
% Emigrant [+]20152.92%
HDI [+]20140.579
Global Peace Ranking [+]201644º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201659º
Ranking [+]201581º
Birth Rate [+]201532.26‰
Fertility Rate [+]20154.12
Crude death rate [+]20158.82‰
Life expectancy [+]201561.49
Number of homicides [+]20121,537
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20126.1
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20140.50