Ghana Ghana

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Ghana, is a country located at Western Africa, it has an area of 238,530 Km2.

Ghana, with a population of 31,394,000 people, it is ranked at 47º position by population of 196 countries and has a population density of 132 people per km2.

It's capital is Accra and its currency is Ghana cedi

Ghana is holding the 75 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 54,926 millions of euros (65,007 millions of dollars), ( 82.12% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €1,750 euros per inhabitant$2,071 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Ghana was on October of 2022 and it was 8.3%.

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 0.611 points in 2019, leaving it in 138th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Ghana are business, you must know it's in the 118th 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
Gouvernement
Annual GDP [+]2021€66,882M
Annual GDP [+]2021$79,157M
GDP per capita [+]2021€2,130
GDP per capita [+]2021$2,521
Debt (M.€.) [+]202154,926
Debt ($M) [+]202165,007
Debt (%GDP) [+]202182.12%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€1,750
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$2,071
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-7,651
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-9,055
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-11.44%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]202117,176.3
Expenditure ($M) [+]202120,328.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20182,279.4
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20182,693.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201818.60%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017583.9
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017659.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20176.07%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020273.7
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]2020312.3
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20201.25%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202125.68%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€547
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$648
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018€77
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018$91
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€20
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$22
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€9
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$10
S&P Rating [+]08/05/2022CCC+
Fitch Rating [+]09/23/2022CC
Corruption Index [+]202143
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019111º
Fragile States Index [+]201868.1
Innovation Ranking [+]2018107º
Labour
NMW [+]2021$56.1
NMW [+]2013€56.9
Human Capital Ranking [+]201772º
Markets
Euro / Ghana cedi [+]12/05/202213.8049
US Dollar exchange rate [+]12/05/202213.1034
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/05/2022-11.68%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]October 20228.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 202246.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/28/202227.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]2020118º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 20193,394
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.19
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201532.12
Taxes
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201913.5%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201918.13%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202030.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20191,088,309
Exports [+]2021€14,374.3M
Exports [+]2021$17,000.5M
Exports % GDP [+]202121.49%
Imports [+]2021€13,362.4M
Imports [+]2021$15,803.7M
Imports % GDP [+]202119.98%
Trade balance [+]2021€1,011.9M
Trade balance [+]2021$1,196.7M
Trade balance % GDP [+]20211.51%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201581º
Density [+]2021132
Global Peace Ranking [+]202240º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20172,190.3
% Immigrant [+]20191.55%
% Emigrant [+]20193.22%
Birth Rate [+]202028.60‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20171,282.4
Crude death rate [+]20207.15‰
Fertility Rate [+]20203.77
% risk of poverty [+]201623.4%
Population [+]202131,394,000
Immigrant stock [+]2019466,780
Emigrant stock [+]2019970,625
HDI [+]20190.611
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2022108º
Life expectancy [+]202064.35
Suicides [+]20151,896
Suicide rate [+]20156.84
Number of homicides [+]2017609
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20172.09
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20210.75
Annual crude oil production [+]2021180
Crude Oil Reserves [+]2021660.0
Consumption GWh [+]202118,274
Generation GWh [+]202120,931
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]12/05/20221,461
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]12/05/2022171,023
Fully vaccinated [+]11/13/20228,951,034
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]12/05/202246.54
Doses administered [+]11/13/202220,803,295