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Ghana

Ghana ( (listen)), officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Spanning a land mass of 238,535 km2 (92,099 sq mi), Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east, and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south. Ghana means "Warrior King" in the Soninke language.The first permanent state in the territory of present-day Ghana dates back to the 11th century. Numerous kingdoms and empires emerged over the centuries, of which the most powerful was the Kingdom of Ashanti. Beginning in the 15th century, numerous European powers contested the area for trading rights, with the British ultimately established control of the coast by the late 19th century. Following over a century of native resistance, Ghana's current borders were established by the 1900s as the British Gold Coast. It became independent of the United Kingdom on 6 March 1957.Ghana's population of approximately 30 million spans a variety of ethnic, linguistic and religious groups. According to the 2010 census, 71.2% of the population was Christian, 17.6% was Muslim, and 5.2% practised traditional faiths. Its div... [More]
  • Last : 9,658.4
  • High : 9,715
  • Low : 9,637.7
  • Max Fluctuation : 26.6
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.13%
  • Open : 9,650.6
  • Time : 01:47:09
  • Yesterday : 9,623.6
  • Change % : 0.36%
  • Change : 34.8
  • Last : 1,643.46
  • High : 1,646.95
  • Low : 1,642.98
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.37
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.16%
  • Open : 1,646.64
  • Time : 01:29:04
  • Yesterday : 1,646.06
  • Change % : 0.16%
  • Change : 2.6
  • Last : 53.44
  • High : 53.44
  • Low : 53.31
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.04
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.24%
  • Open : 53.37
  • Time : 01:27:11
  • Yesterday : 53.39
  • Change % : 0.09%
  • Change : 0.05
  • Last : 0.9234
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9216
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.9216
  • Time : 01:49:17
  • Yesterday : 0.9214
  • Change % : 0.22%
  • Change : 0.002

Ghana Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/GHS Ask 5.3566 5.34 5.34 5.3566 0.02 0.31% 2020/02/22 Time 1:49
GHS/USD Ask 0.1887 - 0.1878 0.1934 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/21 Time 20:28
GHS/GBP Ask 0.146 - 0.146 0.146 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/21 Time 11:07
GHS/ZAR Ask 2.8345 - 2.8345 2.8345 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/21 Time 11:07
ZAR/GHS Ask 0.3525 - 0.3525 0.3525 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/21 Time 11:07

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

261.80 19 Dec 291 -733 : 414 Monthly USD Million

Bank Lending Rate

34.50 18 May 35.5 21.24 : 42.84 Monthly %

Banks Balance Sheet

124868.01 19 Nov 121485 1924 : 124868 Monthly GHS Million

CPI Transportation

118.33 20 Jan 118 98.06 : 384 Monthly

Capital Flows

3119.50 19 Dec 2048 -622 : 3120 Quarterly USD Million

Central Bank Balance Sheet

73290.72 19 Nov 73428 4630 : 85873 Monthly GHS Million

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 51.33 3.44 : 51.33 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 106 102 : 119 Yearly

Composite Pmi

50.70 20 Jan 52.7 49.2 : 56.5 Monthly points

Consumer Price Index Cpi

111.60 20 Jan 110 4.47 : 112 Monthly points

Corporate Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 32.5 Yearly %

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 41 33 : 48 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 78 50 : 81 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

116.22 20 Jan 114 94.76 : 351 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Feb : Monthly 23

Crude Oil Production

0 19 Sep 213 1.4 : 218 Monthly BBL/D/1K

Currency

5.28 20 Feb 5.3 0.92 : 5.85 Daily

Current Account

-1711.60 19 Dec -1205 -2184 : 328 Quarterly USD Million

Current Account to GDP

-4.40 18 Dec -4.5 -11.9 : 0.1 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 114 60 : 120 Yearly

Exports

1345.30 19 Dec 1304 142 : 1434 Monthly USD Million

External Debt

20100.00 19 Sep 20500 2310 : 20679 Quarterly USD Million

Fiscal Expenditure

6242.46 19 Sep 5034 836 : 8421 Monthly GHS Million

Food Inflation

7.80 20 Jan 7.2 5 : 9.7 Monthly %

Foreign Exchange Reserves

7836.59 19 Nov 8094 300 : 9960 Monthly USD Million

GDP

65.56 18 Dec 59 1.22 : 65.56 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

5.60 19 Sep 5.7 -1.6 : 25 Quarterly %

GDP Constant Prices

40358.30 19 Sep 39805 4269 : 130410 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP From Agriculture

7638.80 19 Sep 6464 5322 : 8724 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP From Construction

3639.30 19 Sep 2993 1016 : 3639 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP From Manufacturing

4953.40 19 Sep 4824 1801 : 4953 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP From Mining

7410.50 19 Sep 7248 497 : 7410 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP From Public Administration

0 19 Sep 1225 862 : 1397 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP From Services

14894.40 19 Sep 15626 8690 : 15626 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP From Transport

2036.00 19 Sep 2280 1472 : 3653 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP From Utilities

182.70 19 Sep 170 148 : 273 Quarterly GHS Million

GDP Growth Rate

1.40 19 Sep 1.4 -2.2 : 7.4 Quarterly %

GDP Per Capita Ppp

4211.85 18 Dec 4051 1901 : 4212 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

1807.10 18 Dec 1738 694 : 1807 Yearly USD

Gasoline Prices

0.97 20 Jan 0.95 0.2 : 1.11 Monthly USD/Liter

Gold Reserves

0 19 Dec 8.74 8.7 : 8.74 Quarterly Tonnes

Government Budget

-3.80 18 Dec -4.5 -24.2 : -0.4 Yearly %

Government Budget Value

-3582.69 19 Sep -594 -3583 : 2060 Monthly GHS Million

Government Debt to GDP

59.30 18 Dec 57.3 18.5 : 79.2 Yearly %

Government Revenues

4458.67 19 Sep 4452 1037 : 6620 Monthly GHS Million

Government Spending

27096.76 18 Dec 7679 7679 : 27097 Yearly GHS Million

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

42612.66 18 Dec 33745 3562 : 42613 Yearly GHS Million

Household Spending

20.10 18 Dec 25.1 14.4 : 36.6 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 191869 14376 : 362730 Quarterly

Imports

1012.43 19 Nov 1221 65.23 : 1707 Monthly USD Million

Inflation Rate

7.80 20 Jan 7.9 0.4 : 63.1 Monthly %

Inflation Rate Mom

1.40 20 Jan 0.3 -3.32 : 10.88 Monthly %

Interest Rate

16.00 20 Jan 16 12.5 : 27.5 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 3360 252 : 3368 Quarterly

Leading Economic Index

4.40 19 Sep 3.6 -5.1 : 13.4 Monthly %

Living Wage Family

1720.00 18 Dec 1600 1600 : 1720 yearly

Living Wage Individual

900.00 18 Dec 860 860 : 900 yearly

Military Expenditure

211.00 18 Dec 189 9.4 : 278 Yearly

Personal Income Tax Rate

25.00 18 Dec 25 25 : 25 Yearly %

Population

29.77 18 Dec 29.12 6.64 : 29.77 Yearly Million

Producer Prices

680.70 20 Jan 677 136 : 681 Monthly points

Producer Prices Change

13.30 20 Jan 13 2 : 48.56 Monthly %

Sales Tax Rate

12.50 20 Dec 12.5 12.5 : 15 Yearly %

Stock Market

2216.97 20 Feb 2217 1528 : 4463 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0.16 0 : 1.56 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

6.80 19 Dec 6.7 4.6 : 10.4 Yearly %

Wages High Skilled

2030.00 18 Dec 2110 1440 : 2110 yearly

Wages Low Skilled

870.00 18 Dec 698 472 : 870 yearly
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 261.80 150 20 -140 285 -70 USD Million
Bank Lending Rate 34.50 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5 %
Banks Balance Sheet 124868.01 105000 120000 122000 112000 124500 GHS Million
CPI Transportation 118.33 122 124 124 122 126
Capital Flows 3119.50 950 1300 2400 2300 1800 USD Million
Central Bank Balance Sheet 73290.72 64300 76400 78600 93000 82000 GHS Million
Composite Pmi 50.70 51.2 51.3 52 51.5 53 points
Consumer Price Index Cpi 111.60 260 117 118 252 128 points
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 %
Cpi Housing Utilities 116.22 368 121 121 358 131
Currency 5.28 5.64 5.74 5.85 5.54 6.06
Current Account -1711.60 -530 -1350 -2100 225 -1850 USD Million
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2 -3.8 %
Exports 1345.30 1150 1080 1060 1335 1180 USD Million
External Debt 20100.00 20333 19700 19700 19680 20834 USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure 6242.46 4780 4780 5200 4050 5100 GHS Million
Food Inflation 7.80 6.8 6.6 6.6 7.7 7 %
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7836.59 7600 7600 7350 7180 7400 USD Million
GDP 65.56 70 70 70 70 66 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.60 6 5.2 6.4 6.4 6.5 %
GDP Constant Prices 40358.30 40999 41408 42941 40525 45732 GHS Million
GDP From Agriculture 7638.80 6658 7837 8128 8097 8656 GHS Million
GDP From Construction 3639.30 3083 3734 3872 3141 4124 GHS Million
GDP From Manufacturing 4953.40 4968 5082 5270 5025 5613 GHS Million
GDP From Mining 7410.50 7465 7603 7885 7171 8397 GHS Million
GDP From Services 14894.40 16095 15282 15848 15726 16878 GHS Million
GDP From Transport 2036.00 2348 2089 2166 2506 2307 GHS Million
GDP From Utilities 182.70 175 187 194 181 207 GHS Million
GDP Growth Rate 1.40 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.6 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 4211.85 4250 4250 4250 4250 4250 USD
GDP per capita 1807.10 1970 1970 1970 1970 2050 USD
Gasoline Prices 0.97 0.89 0.91 0.94 0.87 0.94 USD/Liter
Government Budget -3.80 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.5 %
Government Budget Value -3582.69 -400 -400 1400 -650 800 GHS Million
Government Debt to GDP 59.30 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.4 %
Government Revenues 4458.67 4380 4380 6600 3400 5900 GHS Million
Government Spending 27096.76 27910 27801 28831 27964 30705 GHS Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 42612.66 43891 43721 45340 43976 48287 GHS Million
Household Spending 20.10 23 23 23 23 26
Imports 1012.43 1000 1060 1200 1050 1250 USD Million
Inflation Rate 7.80 8.1 7.8 7.8 7.6 8 %
Inflation Rate Mom 1.40 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 %
Interest Rate 16.00 15 15 15 15 14 %
Leading Economic Index 4.40 3.4 3.6 3.8 3.7 4 %
Living Wage Family 1720.00 1800 1800 1850 1800 1850
Living Wage Individual 900.00 660 660 680 660 680
Military Expenditure 211.00 230 230 230 230 215
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 %
Population 29.77 31.2 31.2 31.07 31.2 31.72 Million
Producer Prices 680.70 685 707 735 680 793 points
Producer Prices Change 13.30 7.3 8 8.5 10 8 %
Sales Tax Rate 12.50 12 12 12 12 12 %
Stock Market 2216.97 1873 1723 1585 2035 1309
Unemployment Rate 6.80 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 7 %
Wages High Skilled 2030.00 2000 2000 2200 2000 2350
Wages Low Skilled 870.00 800 800 700 800 750