Ghana General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

30, Aug 2015, 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: 2014 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
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 2014 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2014 is 26.273 %. 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. 141 in world rankings according to General government total expenditure (% of GDP) in year 2014. The world's average General government total expenditure (% of GDP) value is 34.32 %; Ghana is 8.05 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2013, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana was 26.72 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana in 2014 was or will be 1.66% less than it was or will be in 2013.

In the following or forecasted year, 2015, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana was or will be 25.72 %, which is 2.10% less than the 2014 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana, in other Years
Year %
  2019 24
  2018 27.52
  2017 27.597
  2016 26.152
  2015 25.722
2014 26.273
  2013 26.716
  2012 30.713
  2011 24.354
  2010 26.08
  2009 23.45
  2008 24.392
  2007 22.887
  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