Ghana Government Debt to GDP  1990-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Ghana recorded a government debt equivalent to 70.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2015. Government Debt to GDP in Ghana averaged 58.13 percent from 1990 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 111.90 percent in 2000 and a record low of 26.20 percent in 2006.

Ghana Government Debt to GDP
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Ghana Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 73.90 71.60 111.90 26.20 percent [+]
Government Budget -8.70 -6.70 -0.40 -24.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Revenues 2849.40 2417.73 3707.85 1036.69 GHS Million [+]
Credit Rating 31.25 [+]
Government Spending 3567.30 3099.71 26277.16 836.07 GHS Million [+]
Government Budget Value 225.31 -498.55 2060.06 -2764.37 GHS Million [+]
Military Expenditure 146.20 190.50 241.60 8.30 USD Million [+]

Ghana Government Debt to GDP Notes

Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ghana Government Debt to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ghana Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
73.90 71.60 111.90 26.20 1990 - 2016 percent Yearly

government debt to gdp by Country

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France 96.00 Dec/16
Canada 92.30 Dec/16
United Kingdom 89.30 Dec/16
Euro Area 89.20 Dec/16
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Brazil 69.49 Dec/16
Germany 68.30 Dec/16
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Switzerland 32.60 Dec/16
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