Ghana General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics


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Country or Region: Ghana › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Ghana indicators, › See General government total expenditure (% of GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2013 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2018
Dataset updated: 6th May 2013
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Cedi
Currency Symbol: GHC

Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account. See notes for: General government total expenditure (National currency).

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics for Ghana , Year 2013 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is 31.35 %. Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account.

This makes Ghana No. 101 in world rankings according to General government total expenditure (% of GDP) in year 2013. The world's average General government total expenditure (% of GDP) value is 33.62 %; Ghana is 2.27 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2012, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana was 31.58 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana in 2013 was or will be 0.71% less than it was or will be in 2012.

In the following or forecasted year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana was or will be 31.69 %, which is 1.08% more than the 2013 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana, in other Years
Year %
  2018 29.715
  2017 30.239
  2016 30.313
  2015 30.883
  2014 31.69
2013 31.35
  2012 31.575
  2011 23.605
  2010 24.015
  2009 22.346
  2008 24.511
  2007 23.085
  2006 21.771
  2005 19.527
  2004 20.543
  2003 20.366
  2002 17.111
  2001 23.077
  2000 20.1
  1999 16.806
  1998 18.327
  1997 19.197
  1996 22.525
  1995 24.219
  1994 21.714
  1993 19.785
  1992 14.444
  1991 11.341
  1990 11.846
  1989 13.405
  1988 13.565
  1987 13.85
  1986 16.32
  1985 12.061
  1984 10.372
  1983 14.041
  1982 9.143
  1981 16.292
  1980 11.186