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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, 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, the Bono State. Numerous kingdoms and empires emerged over the centuries, of which the most powerful were the Kingdom of Dagbon and the Kingdom of Ashanti. 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. Those were unified as an independent dominion within the British Commonwealth on 6 March 1957.Ghana's population of approximatel... [More]
  • Last : 16,894.7
  • High : 19,020.1
  • Low : 16,433.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 465
  • Max Fluctuation % : 4.52%
  • Open : 18,758.5
  • Time : 19:31:12
  • Yesterday : 18,832.8
  • Change % : 11.47%
  • Change : 1,938.1
  • Last : 1,810.17
  • High : 1,818.28
  • Low : 1,805.05
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.86
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.14%
  • Open : 1,806.51
  • Time : 19:31:38
  • Yesterday : 1,806.45
  • Change % : 0.21%
  • Change : 3.72
  • Last : 45.02
  • High : 46.09
  • Low : 44.79
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.11
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.27%
  • Open : 45.65
  • Time : 19:31:38
  • Yesterday : 45.66
  • Change % : 1.42%
  • Change : 0.64
  • Last : 0.8415
  • High : 0.8415
  • Low : 0.8378
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8391
  • Time : 19:29:07
  • Yesterday : 0.8415
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0

Ghana Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/GHS Ask 5.885 5.91 5.87 5.91 0.00 0.00% 2020/11/26 Time 19:29
GHS/USD Ask 0.173 0.1724 0.1724 0.173 0.00 0.00% 2020/11/26 Time 19:29
EUR/GHS Ask 7.037 7.0347 6.9906 7.0434 0.01 0.11% 2020/11/26 Time 19:28
GHS/EUR Ask 0.1448 0.1449 0.1444 0.1452 0.00 0.07% 2020/11/26 Time 19:28
ZAR/GHS Ask 0.3809 - 0.3809 0.3809 0.00 0.00% 2020/11/24 Time 10:07

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

3 Month Bill Yield

0 19 Sep : Monthly

Balance of Trade

215.50 20 Aug 143 -733 : 478 Monthly Aug/20

Bank Lending Rate

34.50 18 May 35.5 21.24 : 42.84 Monthly %

Banks Balance Sheet

141466.65 20 Jul 140189 1924 : 141467 Monthly

CPI Transportation

122.53 20 Sep 122 98.06 : 384 Monthly

Capital Flows

437.30 20 Jun 1376 -622 : 3068 Quarterly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

103923.57 20 Jul 105948 4630 : 109117 Monthly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 51.33 3.44 : 51.33 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 106 102 : 119 Yearly

Composite Pmi

53.10 20 Oct 51.4 31.7 : 56.5 Monthly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

120.10 20 Oct 120 4.47 : 120 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Nov 50941 0 : 51184 Daily Nov/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Nov 322 0 : 323 Daily Nov/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Nov 50029 0 : 50127 Daily Nov/20

Corporate Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 32.5 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 41 33 : 48 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 78 50 : 81 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

134.75 20 Sep 135 94.76 : 351 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Nov : Monthly 23

Crude Oil Production

0 20 Jul 201 1.4 : 218 Monthly

Currency

5.80 20 Nov 5.8 0.92 : 5.96 Daily

Current Account

-663.00 20 Jun 107 -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

1178.10 20 Aug 1048 142 : 1437 Monthly

External Debt

24000.00 20 Jun 22940 2310 : 24000 Quarterly

Fiscal Expenditure

6242.46 19 Sep 5034 836 : 8421 Monthly

Food Inflation

12.60 20 Oct 11.2 5 : 15.1 Monthly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

9171.36 20 Jun 9802 300 : 10286 Monthly

GDP

66.98 19 Dec 65.56 1.22 : 66.98 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-3.20 20 Jun 4.9 -3.2 : 25 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

41316.24 20 Jun 41637 4269 : 130410 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

6628.58 20 Jun 8063 5322 : 9317 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

3101.80 20 Jun 2833 1016 : 3639 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

4132.79 20 Jun 5112 1801 : 5112 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

6843.97 20 Jun 7044 497 : 7410 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

0 20 Jun 1370 862 : 1397 Quarterly

GDP From Services

15219.41 20 Jun 16692 8690 : 16692 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

2297.69 20 Jun 2474 1472 : 3653 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

187.28 20 Jun 194 148 : 273 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

-0.80 20 Jun 1.2 -2.2 : 7.4 Quarterly Jun/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

0.89 20 Oct 0.9 0.2 : 1.11 Monthly

Gold Reserves

8.70 20 Jun 8.7 8.7 : 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

59.30 18 Dec 57.3 18.5 : 79.2 Yearly Dec/18

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

900.92 20 Jul 1249 65.23 : 1707 Monthly

Inflation Rate

10.10 20 Oct 10.4 0.4 : 63.1 Monthly Oct/20

Inflation Rate Mom

0.20 20 Oct -0.2 -3.32 : 10.88 Monthly

Interest Rate

14.50 20 Nov 14.5 12.5 : 27.5 Daily Nov/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 3360 252 : 3368 Quarterly

Leading Economic Index

10.50 20 Sep 3.6 -11 : 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

299.00 20 Aug 210 0 : 470 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 25 Yearly

Population

30.28 19 Dec 29.77 6.64 : 30.28 Yearly Dec/19

Producer Prices

720.60 20 Oct 718 136 : 721 Monthly

Producer Prices Change

8.40 20 Oct 9.6 2 : 48.56 Monthly

Sales Tax Rate

12.50 20 Dec 12.5 12.5 : 15 Yearly

Stock Market

1825.38 20 Nov 1828 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 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 215.50 40 -30 -200 200 100 Aug/20
Bank Lending Rate 34.50 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5 33.5 %
Banks Balance Sheet 141466.65 152000 155000 157000 147000 153500
CPI Transportation 122.53 124 124 124 124 126
Capital Flows 437.30 -500 2000 1700 850 1450
Central Bank Balance Sheet 103923.57 102000 104000 100000 104500 102000
Composite Pmi 53.10 51.6 52 53 50.4 52
Consumer Price Index Cpi 120.10 122 129 215 119 128
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Cpi Housing Utilities 134.75 127 145 145 124 133
Currency 5.80 6.17 6.28 6.39 6.06 6.62
Current Account -663.00 230 -750 -720 -1200 -300
Current Account to GDP -2.80 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -4.1 -3.2 Dec/19
Exports 1178.10 1240 1320 1250 1300 1400
External Debt 24000.00 22000 21400 20600 20800 21000
Fiscal Expenditure 6242.46 4780 5200 5200 4780 5100
Food Inflation 12.60 9 8.3 7.5 10.3 8
Foreign Exchange Reserves 9171.36 9300 9200 8900 8600 9200
GDP 66.98 58 58 58 50 58
GDP Annual Growth Rate -3.20 2 3.5 4.7 2.1 5.4
GDP Constant Prices 41316.24 42470 42762 43258 42004 44272
GDP From Agriculture 6628.58 8224 6861 6940 9513 10027
GDP From Construction 3101.80 2889 3210 3248 3156 3326
GDP From Manufacturing 4132.79 5214 4277 4327 4644 4895
GDP From Mining 6843.97 7185 7084 7166 6423 6770
GDP From Services 15219.41 17026 15752 15935 16218 17094
GDP From Transport 2297.69 2524 2378 2406 2108 2222
GDP From Utilities 187.28 198 194 196 183 193
GDP Growth Rate -0.80 0.6 1 1.4 0.7 1.3 Jun/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 5412.60 5100 5100 5100 4750 5100
GDP per capita 1884.30 1800 1800 1800 1700 1800
Gasoline Prices 0.89 0.81 0.77 0.73 0.73 0.69
Gold Reserves 8.70 8.76 8.76 8.76 8.76 8.76
Government Budget -4.80 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -7.3 -6.3
Government Budget Value -3582.69 -400 1400 1400 -400 800
Government Debt to GDP 59.30 63 63 63 63.8 63 Dec/18
Government Revenues 4458.67 4380 6600 6600 4380 5900
Government Spending 31036.46 31657 32123 32495 31688 33399
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 68445.98 69815 70842 71663 69883 73657
Household Spending 11.50 23 23 23 23 26
Imports 900.92 1200 1350 1450 1100 1300
Inflation Rate 10.10 8.2 8 7.4 8.5 7.3 Oct/20
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.6 1 0.4 0.3 0.6
Interest Rate 14.50 16 16 16 14.5 16 Nov/20
Leading Economic Index 10.50 3 3.5 6 3.8 4.3
Military Expenditure 211.00 230 230 230 230 215
Oil Exports 299.00 200 250 360 285 300
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Population 30.28 31.8 31.8 31.8 31.07 31.72 Dec/19
Producer Prices 720.60 714 755 778 735 795
Producer Prices Change 8.40 7.6 8 8.5 8.5 8.2
Sales Tax Rate 12.50 12.5 12.5 12.5 12 12
Stock Market 1825.38 1290 1084 910 1536 564
Unemployment Rate 6.80 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.3 7.1 Dec/19