Ghana Economic Statistics and Indicators

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Economic Indicators For: Ghana › Change country
National or Regional Currency: Cedi, GHC
Year of data: 2013 › Change year
Number of Indicators Listed: 37
Full Dataset: From Year 1980 to 2018
Date of Last Update: 6th May 2013
Population: 24,791,073 (July 2011 est.) note: estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality, higher death rates, lower population growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected
Area: total: 238,533 sq km land: 227,533 sq km water: 11,000 sq km
Natural Resources: gold, timber, industrial diamonds, bauxite, manganese, fish, rubber, hydropower, petroleum, silver, salt, limestone
Capital: name: Accra geographic coordinates: 5 33 N, 0 13 W time difference: UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International

Ghana has approximately twice the per capita output of the poorest nation in West Africa, however remains heavily dependent on international financial and technical aid. Gold and cocoa production, and individual remittance inflows, are primary sources of foreign currency exchange. The domestic economy perpetuates to revolve around agriculture, fisheries and farming.
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Economic Indicator Listing
  For Ghana in year 2013 Indicator Value
GDP Growth (Constant Prices, National Currency) 6.893 %
GDP (Current Prices, National Currency)GHC 84.544 Billion.
GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars)US$ 42.715 Billion
GDP Deflator 124.754 (Index, Base Year as per country's accounts = 100)
GDP Per Capita (Constant Prices, National Currency)GHC 2,651.05 .
GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, National Currency)GHC 3,307.30 .
GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, US Dollars)US$ 1,670.99
GDP (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 89.509 Billion
GDP Per Capita (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 3,501.53
GDP Share of World Total (PPP) 0.103 %
Implied PPP Conversion Rate 0.945
Investment (% of GDP) 21.007 %
Gross National Savings (% of GDP) 9.442 %
Inflation, Average Consumer Prices (Indexed to Year 2000) 605.28 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100)
Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) 8.449 %
Inflation, End of Year (Indexed to Year 2000) 610.369 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100)
Inflation (End of Year Change %) 8.109 %
Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 4.505 %
Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 5.458 %
Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 9.475 %
Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 16.029 %
Value of Oil ImportsUS$ 3.117 Billions
Value of Oil ExportsUS$ 3.169 Billions
Population 25.563 Million
General government revenue (National Currency)GHC 17.924 Billions.
General government revenue (% of GDP) 21.201 %
General government total expenditure (National Currency)GHC 26.504 Billions.
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) 31.35 %
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency)GHC -8.58 Billions.
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) -10.149 %
Total Government Net Debt (National Currency)GHC 45.016 Billion.
Total Government Net Debt (% of GDP) 53.245 %
Total Government Gross Debt (National Currency)GHC 47.823 Billion.
Total Government Gross Debt (% of GDP) 56.566 %
Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product, Current PricesGHC 84.544 Billions.
Current Account Balance (US Dollars)US$ -4.94 Billion
Current Account Balance (% GDP) -11.565 %
Economic Indicators for Ghana 2013

GDP (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 67.768 Billion.

GDP Growth (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is 6.893 %.

GDP (Current Prices, National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 84.544 Billion.

GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Ghana in year 2013 is US$ 42.715 Billion.

GDP Deflator for Ghana in year 2013 is 124.754 (Index, Base Year as per country's accounts = 100).

GDP Per Capita (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 2,651.05 .

GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 3,307.30 .

GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Ghana in year 2013 is US$ 1,670.99 .

GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Ghana in year 2013 is US$ 89.509 Billion.

GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Ghana in year 2013 is US$ 3,501.53 .

GDP Share of World Total (PPP) for Ghana in year 2013 is 0.103 %.

Implied PPP Conversion Rate for Ghana in year 2013 is 0.945 .

Investment (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is 21.007 %.

Gross National Savings (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is 9.442 %.

Inflation, Average Consumer Prices (Indexed to Year 2000) for Ghana in year 2013 is 605.28 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).

Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) for Ghana in year 2013 is 8.449 %.

Inflation, End of Year (Indexed to Year 2000) for Ghana in year 2013 is 610.369 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).

Inflation (End of Year Change %) for Ghana in year 2013 is 8.109 %.

Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Ghana in year 2013 is 4.505 %.

Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Ghana in year 2013 is 5.458 %.

Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Ghana in year 2013 is 9.475 %.

Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Ghana in year 2013 is 16.029 %.

Value of Oil Imports for Ghana in year 2013 is US$ 3.117 Billions.

Value of Oil Exports for Ghana in year 2013 is US$ 3.169 Billions.

Population for Ghana in year 2013 is 25.563 Million .

General government revenue (National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 17.924 Billions.

General government revenue (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is 21.201 %.

General government total expenditure (National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 26.504 Billions.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is 31.35 %.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC -8.58 Billions.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is -10.149 %.

Total Government Net Debt (National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 45.016 Billion.

Total Government Net Debt (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is 53.245 %.

Total Government Gross Debt (National Currency) for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 47.823 Billion.

Total Government Gross Debt (% of GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is 56.566 %.

Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product, Current Prices for Ghana in year 2013 is GHC 84.544 Billions.

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Ghana in year 2013 is US$ -4.94 Billion.

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Ghana in year 2013 is -11.565 %.

* Source: IMF
Aggregate Indicators for Ghana
Indicators
  Geography (Location, geographic coordinates, map references, area, terrain, elevation extremes, borders, coastline and maritime claims) for Ghana
  Climate and Environment (climate, environmental issues, environmental agreements, natural hazards) for Ghana
  Natural Resources, Agricultural Products, Land Use and Water Use for Ghana
  Telephone Statistics: Number of Fixed Lines, Mobile Phone Penetration Rate for Ghana
  Age Structure, Median Age, Gender and Urbanization for Ghana
  Population Growth Rate, Birth Rate, Death Rate, Net Migration Rate for Ghana
  Life Expectancy Rate, Infant Mortality Rate and Total Fertility Rate for Ghana
  HIV, AIDS and Other Major Infectious Disease Rates for Ghana
  Nationality, Ethnic Groups, Languages and Religions for Ghana
  Literacy Rate, Educational Expenditure and School Life Expectancy for Ghana
  Gross Domestic Product (PPP, Official Exchange Rate, Real Growth Rate and Per Capita) for Ghana
  Labor Force by Occupation for Ghana
  Poverty Line, Gini Index, Household Income and Consumption for Ghana
  National Budget and Public Debt for Ghana
  Bank Rates (Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate, Central Bank Discount Rate) for Ghana
  Stock of Money, Stock of Quasi Money, Stock of Domestic Credit for Ghana
  Stock Market Capitalization: Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares for Ghana
  Industries and Industrial Growth Production Rate for Ghana
  Electricity Production, Electricity Consumption, Electricity Exports and Electricity Imports for Ghana
  Oil Production, Proven Oil Reserves, Oil Consumption, Oil Exports and Oil Imports for Ghana
  Natural Gas Production, Proven Natural Gas Reserves, Natural Gas Consumption, Natural Gas Exports and Natural Gas Imports for Ghana
  Trade Statistics, Export Statistics, Export Partners and Products, Import Statistics, Import Partners and Products for Ghana
  Foreign Exchange Reserves and Gold Reserves for Ghana
  FDI Statistics (Foreign Direct Investment at Home/ Inbound FDI, Foreign Direct Investment Abroad/ Outbound FDI) for Ghana
  Exchange Rate Statistics for Ghana
  Television and Radio Statistics (TV Stats, Radio Stats) for Ghana
  Internet Statistics (Internet Users, Internet Hosts, Country TLD) for Ghana
  Airport Statistics (Paved Runway Airports, Unpaved Runway Airports, Heliports) for Ghana
  Transport Statistics (Railways, Roadways, Waterways, Ports and Terminals, Airports, Merchant Marine) for Ghana
  Military Statistics (Military Expenditure, Military Branches, Service Age and Obligation, Manpower Available and Fit for Military Service) for Ghana
  Disputes, Refugees, Human Trafficking and Illicit Drug Production for Ghana
* Source: CIA
Internet Indicators for Ghana
Indicators
  Number of Internet Users for Ghana
  Internet Penetration Rate for Ghana
  Number of Facebook Accounts for Ghana
  Facebook Penetration Rate for Ghana
* Source: IWS
Economic Freedom Indicators for Ghana
Indicators
  Economic Freedom World Rank for Ghana
  Economic Freedom Regional Ranking for Ghana
  Business Freedom for Ghana
  Trade Freedom for Ghana
  Fiscal Freedom for Ghana
  Government Spending for Ghana
  Monetary Freedom for Ghana
  Investment Freedom for Ghana
  Financial Freedom for Ghana
  Property Rights for Ghana
  Freedom from Corruption for Ghana
  Labor Freedom for Ghana
  Tariff Rate for Ghana
  Income Tax Rate for Ghana
  Corporate Tax Rate for Ghana
  Tax Burden % of GDP for Ghana
  Government Expenditure % of GDP for Ghana
* Source: HFO
Ghana Economic Indicators in other Years
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Ghana Economic Indicators for Year 2013 (Current)
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