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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Ghana 2018

The national debt increased in Ghana

In 2018 Ghana public debt was 35,314 million euros41,685 million dollars, has increased 4,7827,275 million since 2017.

This amount means that the debt in 2018 reached 61.98% of Ghana GDP, a 5 percentage point rise from 2017, when it was 56.98% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Ghana debt. It has risen since 2008 in global debt terms, when it was 6,510 million euros 9,527 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 24.64%.

According to the last data point published, Ghana per capita debt in 2018 was 1,195 euros1,410 dollars per inhabitant. In 2017 it was 1,055 euros 1,189 dollars, afterwards rising by 140 euros221 dollars, and if we again check 2008 we can see that then the debt per person was 284 euros416 dollars .

The position of Ghana, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2018 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 104 in the list of debt to GDP and 58 in debt per capita, out of the 190 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
DateDebt (M.€.)Debt ($M)Debt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
201835,31441,68561.98%€1,195$1,410
201730,53234,41056.98%€1,055$1,189
201628,39431,40855.94%€1,002$1,109
201524,02426,64453.90%€867$962
201420,50327,20350.11%€757$1,004
201320,59727,34742.93%€778$1,033
201215,64220,09835.35%€605$777
201112,10816,83631.27%€479$666
201011,28914,95134.51%€458$606
20096,6719,27026.79%€285$396
20086,5109,52724.64%€284$416
20075,6087,67622.55%€251$343
20064,2615,34618.51%€195$244
20056,7288,36233.99%€315$391
20046,7198,34641.11%€322$400
20038,2059,26352.85%€403$455
20028,7418,23357.96%€440$414
20018,4647,57561.92%€436$391
20009,9809,19680.17%€528$486
19999,2939,90155.73%€530$564
19986,96540.57%$407
19977,68548.67%$460
19967,13046.05%$437
19957,46351.08%$469
19946,79355.16%$438
19934,96337.16%$328
19923,77523.10%$255
19913,07318.66%$213
19902,82119.16%$200
Ghana: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Ghana: Evolution of debt in millions