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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Ghana 2017

The national debt increased in Ghana

In 2017 Ghana public debt was 29,912 million euros 38,828 million dollars, has increased 1,5305,037 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 59.56% of Ghana GDP, a 2.29 percentage point rise from 2017, when it was 57.27% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Ghana debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 5,607 million euros 9,577 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 24.95%.

According to the last data point published, Ghana per capita debt in 2017 was 1,037 euros1,347 dollars per inhabitant. In 2016 it was 1,006 euros 1,172 dollars, afterwards rising by 31 euros175 dollars, and if we again check 2007 we can see that then the debt per person was 247 euros411 dollars .

The position of Ghana, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2018 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 116 in the list of debt to GDP and 63 in debt per capita, out of the 186 we publish.

In this page we show you the progression of the public debt in Ghana. You can see debt in other countries in Public debt and see all the information about Ghana in economy of Ghana.

Ghana: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
201729,91233,79157.27%1,037€1,172$
201628,38231,41757.12%1,006€1,114$
201524,01226,64154.83%871€966$
201420,47127,19651.16%759€1,009$
201320,59027,34643.22%782€1,038$
201215,64020,09435.58%608€781$
201112,11616,86531.43%482€671$
201011,21714,87034.58%458€607$
20096,6309,24826.96%277€387$
20086,5129,57724.95%279€411$
20075,6077,68522.64%247€339$
20064,2625,35118.59%193€242$
20056,6928,32634.00%311€387$
20046,7048,33941.16%319€397$
20038,1539,22352.69%399€451$
20028,7048,23157.87%437€413$
20018,4287,54861.72%434€389$
20009,8309,07979.19%519€479$
19999,2829,89355.76%502€535$
19986,96540.60%386$
19977,36846.67%418$
19966,82444.14%397$
19957,13949.06%426$
19946,79055.23%416$
19934,96537.06%312$
19923,77822.86%244$
19913,07318.47%204$
19902,82018.97%193$
Ghana: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Ghana: Evolution of debt in millions