Ghana General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

30, Aug 2016, EDT.

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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: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2021
Dataset updated: 30th June 2016
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 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2015 is 24.372 %. 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. 148 in world rankings according to General government total expenditure (% of GDP) in year 2015. The world's average General government total expenditure (% of GDP) value is 33.88 %; Ghana is 9.51 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana was 30.78 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana in 2015 was or will be 20.83% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana was or will be 24.83 %, which is 1.87% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana, in other Years
Year %
  2021 22.243
  2020 23.19
  2019 23.747
  2018 22.533
  2017 21.912
  2016 24.828
2015 24.372
  2014 30.784
  2013 29.202
  2012 29.81
  2011 26.457
  2010 26.08
  2009 23.45
  2008 24.392
  2007 22.887
  2006 21.771
  2005 19.458
  2004 20.683
  2003 18.334
  2002 16.164
  2001 21.097
  2000 18.243
  1999 16.94
  1998 17.93
  1997 18.16
  1996 18.321
  1995 19.337
  1994 19.245
  1993 18.092
  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