Ghana | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 4.12 Jul/15 4.39 0.9 : 4.39
Stock Market 2343 Index Point Jul/15 2352 180 : 2441
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 38.58 USD Billion Dec/14 49.45 1.2 : 49.45
GDP Growth Rate 0.9 percent Mar/15 1.2 -2.2 : 8.1
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.1 percent Mar/15 4.5 -3.8 : 25
GDP Constant Prices 8457 GHS Million Mar/15 8380 4410 : 130410
GDP per capita 766 USD Dec/13 730 321 : 766
GDP per capita PPP 3848 USD Dec/13 3668 1892 : 3848
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 21280 GHS Million Dec/13 21280 4047 : 23334
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 5.2 percent Dec/13 5.96 5.2 : 12.9
Job Vacancies 1577 Jun/13 1842 0 : 6547
Population 26.44 Million Dec/14 25.9 6.65 : 26.44
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 16.9 percent May/15 16.8 0.4 : 63
Consumer Price Index CPI 148 Index Points May/15 147 9.81 : 148
Producer Prices 478 Index Points May/15 474 136 : 478
Food Inflation 7.3 percent May/15 7.2 5 : 8.9
Inflation Rate Mom 1 percent May/15 1.8 -3.34 : 10.87
Producer Prices Change 19 Percent May/15 19.47 4.7 : 48.56
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 22 percent May/15 21 12.5 : 27.5
Foreign Exchange Reserves 5461 USD Million Dec/14 5896 300 : 5896
Banks Balance Sheet 49821 GHS Million Dec/14 49543 1924 : 49821
Central Bank Balance Sheet 39776 GHS Million Dec/14 38639 4630 : 39776
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -676 USD Million Dec/14 -436 -1638 : 584
Exports 3151 USD Million Dec/14 2977 565 : 4118
Imports 3826 USD Million Dec/14 3413 693 : 4747
Current Account -824 USD Million Dec/14 -796 -2184 : 229
Current Account to GDP -9.93 percent Dec/14 -12.3 -14.6 : 0.1
Capital Flows 1700 USD Million Dec/14 1300 -51.1 : 2758
Gold Reserves 8.74 Tonnes Mar/15 8.74 8.71 : 8.74
Crude Oil Production 103 BBL/D/1K Feb/15 103 4 : 110
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -10.4 percent of GDP Dec/14 -9.5 -24.2 : -0.4
Government Debt to GDP 67.6 percent Dec/14 55.64 26.2 : 125
Credit Rating 32.5 :
Government Budget Value -1483 GHS Million Dec/14 -1148 -2163 : 2060
Government Revenues 2794 GHS Million Dec/14 2118 1037 : 2794
Government Spending 4342 GHS Million Dec/14 2626 836 : 26277
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Competitiveness Index 3.71 Points Jun/15 3.69 3.44 : 3.79
Competitiveness Rank 111 Jun/15 114 102 : 114
Corruption Index 48 Points Jun/14 46 33 : 48
Corruption Rank 61 Jun/14 63 50 : 70
Ease of Doing Business 70 Dec/14 67 60 : 92
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Bank Lending Rate 33.85 percent Dec/14 31.83 21.24 : 38.84
Gasoline Prices 0.8 USD/Liter Jun/15 0.82 0.2 : 1.11
Household Spending 59.78 percent Jun/13 -5.79 -5.79 : 59.78
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Home Ownership Rate 47.2 percent Jun/10 47.2 : 47.2
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 25 percent Jan/15 25 25 : 32.5
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 percent Jan/14 25 25 : 25
Sales Tax Rate 15 percent Jan/15 15 15 : 15




Economic Indicators for Ghana including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Ghana economy. 7/5/2015