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Ghana

Ghana ( (listen)), officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country along the Gulf of Guinea and the 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, the Gulf of Guinea and the 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, the Bono State. Numerous kingdoms and empires emerged over the centuries, of which the most powerful were the Kingdom of Dagbon and the Ashanti Empire. Beginning in the 15th century, the Portuguese Empire, followed by numerous other European powers, contested the area for trading rights, until the British ultimately established control of the coast by the late 19th century. Following over a century of native resistance, what are now Ghana's borders follow the lines of what were four separate British colonial territories: Gold Coast, Ashanti, the Northern Territories and British Togoland. These were unified as an independent dominion within the Commonwealth of Nations on 6 March 1957.Ghana's population of approximately... [More]
  • Last : 48,647
  • High : 49,398
  • Low : 48,166.8
  • Max Fluctuation : 181.7
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.23%
  • Open : 49,197.6
  • Time : 12:33:01
  • Yesterday : 49,400.4
  • Change % : 1.55%
  • Change : 753.4
  • Last : 1,699.92
  • High : 1,701.69
  • Low : 1,697.73
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.15
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0%
  • Open : 1,698.42
  • Time : 01:30:12
  • Yesterday : 1,698.74
  • Change % : 0.07%
  • Change : 1.18
  • Last : 66.26
  • High : 66.35
  • Low : 66.15
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.05
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.12%
  • Open : 66.15
  • Time : 01:30:12
  • Yesterday : 66.13
  • Change % : 0.2%
  • Change : 0.13
  • Last : 0.8392
  • High : 0.8396
  • Low : 0.8389
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8391
  • Time : 01:50:07
  • Yesterday : 0.8391
  • Change % : 0.01%
  • Change : 0.0001

Ghana Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/GHS Ask 5.75 - 5.73 5.78 0.00 0.00% 2021/03/05 Time 23:07
GHS/USD Ask 0.1754 - 0.1745 0.1754 0.00 0.00% 2021/03/05 Time 23:07
GHS/ZAR Ask 2.6317 - 2.6317 2.6317 0.00 0.00% 2021/03/01 Time 18:21
ZAR/GHS Ask 0.3798 - 0.3798 0.3798 0.00 0.00% 2021/03/01 Time 18:21
EUR/GHS Ask 6.9597 - 6.9597 6.9597 0.00 0.00% 2021/02/28 Time 8:21

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

3 Month Bill Yield

0 19 Sep : Monthly

Balance of Trade

370.70 20 Dec -24.3 -733 : 482 Monthly Dec/20

Bank Lending Rate

34.50 18 May 35.5 21.24 : 42.84 Monthly %

Banks Balance Sheet

152298.86 20 Oct 149205 1924 : 152299 Monthly

CPI Transportation

123.30 20 Dec 123 98.06 : 384 Monthly

Capital Flows

-112.00 20 Sep -874 -874 : 3068 Quarterly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

114242.80 20 Oct 111007 1223 : 114243 Monthly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 51.33 3.44 : 51.33 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 106 102 : 119 Yearly

Composite Pmi

52.50 21 Feb 51.2 31.7 : 56.5 Monthly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

122.70 21 Jan 122 4.47 : 123 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 Mar 84023 0 : 84349 Daily Mar/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 Mar 611 0 : 629 Daily Mar/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 Mar 78443 0 : 79465 Daily Mar/21

Corporate Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 32.5 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 20 Dec 41 33 : 48 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 20 Dec 80 50 : 81 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

137.43 20 Dec 136 94.76 : 351 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 Mar : Monthly 23

Crude Oil Production

0 20 Oct 196 1.4 : 218 Monthly

Currency

5.71 21 Mar 5.71 0.92 : 5.98 Daily

Current Account

-709.30 20 Sep -663 -2184 : 328 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-2.80 19 Dec -3.1 -11.9 : 0.1 Yearly Dec/19

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 114 60 : 120 Yearly

Exports

1290.00 20 Dec 1162 142 : 1437 Monthly

External Debt

24300.00 20 Sep 24000 2310 : 24300 Quarterly

Fiscal Expenditure

6242.46 19 Sep 5034 836 : 8421 Monthly

Food Inflation

12.80 21 Jan 14.1 5 : 15.1 Monthly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

8627.38 20 Oct 8469 300 : 10286 Monthly

GDP

66.98 19 Dec 65.56 1.22 : 66.98 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-1.10 20 Sep -3.2 -3.2 : 25 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

41203.30 20 Sep 41316 4269 : 130410 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

8269.30 20 Sep 6629 5322 : 9317 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

3770.70 20 Sep 3102 1016 : 3771 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

5152.70 20 Sep 4133 1801 : 5153 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

6160.10 20 Sep 6844 497 : 7410 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

0 20 Sep 1377 862 : 1397 Quarterly

GDP From Services

14736.70 20 Sep 15219 8690 : 16692 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

2163.30 20 Sep 2298 1472 : 3653 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

193.00 20 Sep 187 148 : 273 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

-0.30 20 Sep -0.8 -2.2 : 7.4 Quarterly Sep/20

GDP Per Capita Ppp

5412.60 19 Dec 5194 2344 : 5413 Yearly

GDP per capita

1884.30 19 Dec 1808 694 : 1884 Yearly

Gasoline Prices

0.92 21 Feb 0.89 0.2 : 1.11 Monthly

Gold Reserves

8.74 20 Dec 8.74 8.71 : 8.74 Quarterly

Government Budget

-4.80 19 Dec -3.9 -24.2 : -0.4 Yearly

Government Budget Value

-3582.69 19 Sep -594 -3583 : 2060 Monthly

Government Debt to GDP

62.80 19 Dec 59.1 18.5 : 79.2 Yearly Dec/19

Government Revenues

4458.67 19 Sep 4452 1037 : 6620 Monthly

Government Spending

31036.46 19 Dec 27097 7679 : 31036 Yearly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

68445.98 19 Dec 42613 3562 : 68446 Yearly

Household Spending

11.50 19 Dec 20.1 11.5 : 36.6 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 191869 14376 : 362730 Quarterly

Imports

919.30 20 Dec 1186 65.23 : 1707 Monthly

Inflation Rate

9.90 21 Jan 10.4 0.4 : 63.1 Monthly Jan/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0.90 21 Jan 0.9 -3.32 : 10.88 Monthly

Interest Rate

14.50 21 Jan 14.5 12.5 : 27.5 Daily Jan/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 3360 252 : 3368 Quarterly

Leading Economic Index

11.90 20 Nov 10.9 -10.6 : 14 Monthly

Living Wage Family

0 18 Dec 1600 1600 : 1720 yearly

Living Wage Individual

0 18 Dec 860 860 : 900 yearly

Military Expenditure

211.00 18 Dec 189 9.4 : 278 Yearly

Oil Exports

291.20 20 Dec 212 0 : 470 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 25 Yearly

Population

30.96 20 Dec 30.28 6.64 : 30.96 Yearly Dec/20

Producer Prices

750.20 21 Jan 725 136 : 750 Monthly

Producer Prices Change

9.10 21 Jan 7 2 : 48.56 Monthly

Sales Tax Rate

12.50 20 Dec 12.5 12.5 : 15 Yearly

Stock Market

2207.27 21 Mar 2207 1528 : 4463 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 1.56 0 : 1.74 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

6.80 19 Dec 6.7 4.6 : 10.4 Yearly Dec/19

Wages High Skilled

0 18 Dec 2110 1440 : 2110 yearly

Wages Low Skilled

0 18 Dec 698 472 : 870 yearly
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 370.70 40 -30 520 200 100 Dec/20
Bank Lending Rate 34.50 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5 %
Banks Balance Sheet 152298.86 155000 157000 153500 152000 156000
CPI Transportation 123.30 124 124 126 124 126
Capital Flows -112.00 2000 1700 1450 -500 2700
Central Bank Balance Sheet 114242.80 104000 100000 102000 102000 96000
Composite Pmi 52.50 52 53 52 51.6 53
Consumer Price Index Cpi 122.70 130 129 130 123 140
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Cpi Housing Utilities 137.43 145 145 147 127 158
Currency 5.71 5.92 6.02 6.13 5.81 6.35
Current Account -709.30 -750 -720 -300 230 -500
Current Account to GDP -2.80 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3 Dec/19
Exports 1290.00 1320 1250 1400 1240 1450
External Debt 24300.00 21400 20600 21000 22000 23000
Fiscal Expenditure 6242.46 4780 5200 5200 4780 5100
Food Inflation 12.80 8.3 7.5 8 9 8
Foreign Exchange Reserves 8627.38 9200 8900 9200 9300 8650
GDP 66.98 58 58 58 58 64
GDP Annual Growth Rate -1.10 3.5 4.7 5.4 2 6
GDP Constant Prices 41203.30 42762 43140 45983 42470 46034
GDP From Agriculture 8269.30 6861 8658 8610 8224 9239
GDP From Construction 3770.70 3210 3948 4284 2889 4213
GDP From Manufacturing 5152.70 4277 5395 5657 5214 5757
GDP From Mining 6160.10 7084 6450 8156 7185 6882
GDP From Services 14736.70 15752 15429 16834 17026 16464
GDP From Transport 2163.30 2378 2265 2313 2524 2417
GDP From Utilities 193.00 194 202 221 198 216
GDP Growth Rate -0.30 0.7 0.4 1.3 1 1.8 Sep/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 5412.60 5100 5100 5100 5100 5400
GDP per capita 1884.30 1800 1800 1800 1800 1950
Gasoline Prices 0.92 0.8 0.76 0.73 0.85 0.69
Gold Reserves 8.74 8.76 8.76 8.76 8.76 8.76
Government Budget -4.80 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -4.3
Government Budget Value -3582.69 -400 1400 1400 -400 800
Government Debt to GDP 62.80 75 75 75 75 74 Dec/19
Government Revenues 4458.67 4380 6600 6600 4380 5900
Government Spending 31036.46 32123 32495 9171 31657 34675
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 68445.98 70842 71663 40301 69815 76471
Household Spending 11.50 23 23 26 23 26
Imports 919.30 1350 1450 1300 1200 1500
Inflation Rate 9.90 8.3 7.4 7.3 8.6 7 Jan/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 1 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.8
Interest Rate 14.50 14.5 12 12 14.5 12 Jan/21
Leading Economic Index 11.90 3.5 6 4.3 5 5
Military Expenditure 211.00 230 230 215 230 215
Oil Exports 291.20 250 360 300 200 400
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Population 30.96 31.8 31.8 31.72 31.8 32.37 Dec/20
Producer Prices 750.20 755 779 784 714 845
Producer Prices Change 9.10 8 8.5 8.2 7.6 7.7
Sales Tax Rate 12.50 12.5 12.5 12 12 12
Stock Market 2207.27 1557 1308 1099 1854 680
Unemployment Rate 6.80 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 6.9 Dec/19