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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Ghana 2016

Ghana national debt goes up

In 2016 Ghana public debt was 28,383 million euros 31,417 million dollars, has increased 4,3714,775 million since 2015.

This amount means that the debt in 2016 reached 73.42% of Ghana GDP, a 1.2 percentage point rise from 2015, when it was 72.22% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Ghana debt. It has risen since 2006 in global debt terms, when it was 4,260 million euros 5,348 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 26.22%.

According to the last data point published, Ghana per capita debt in 2016 was 1,006 euros1,114 dollars per inhabitant. In 2015 it was 871 euros 966 dollars, afterwards rising by 135 euros148 dollars, and if we again check 2006 we can see that then the debt per person was 193 euros242 dollars .

The position of Ghana, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2016 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 145 in the list of debt to GDP and 64 in debt per capita, out of the 184 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: Debt evolution
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
201628,38331,41773.42%1,006€1,114$
201524,01226,64272.22%871€966$
201420,47127,19670.16%759€1,009$
201320,59027,34657.21%782€1,038$
201215,64020,09447.94%608€781$
201112,11616,86542.61%482€671$
201011,21714,87046.26%458€607$
20096,6309,24836.09%277€387$
20086,5129,57733.59%279€411$
20075,6087,68531.04%247€339$
20064,2605,34826.22%193€242$
20056,6888,32147.72%310€386$
20046,6998,33257.63%319€397$
20038,1479,21674.19%398€451$
20028,6958,22281.86%436€413$
20018,4217,54287.22%434€388$
20009,8229,071111.95%519€479$
19999,2909,90178.80%503€536$
19986,95257.18%385$
19977,35165.68%417$
19966,83060.46%397$
19957,13467.80%426$
19946,79876.64%416$
19934,96451.04%312$
19923,78034.12%244$
19913,07527.43%204$
19902,81628.29%193$
Ghana: Debt evolution as percent of GDP

Ghana: Debt evolution Millions