Government Debt to GDP in Ghana increased to 62.80 percent in 2019 from 59.10 percent in 2018. source: Bank of Ghana

Government Debt to GDP in Ghana averaged 43.23 percent from 1990 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 79.20 percent in 2000 and a record low of 18.50 percent in 1991. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Government Debt to GDP in Ghana is expected to reach 76.00 percent of GDP by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ghana Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 74.00 percent of GDP in 2022 and 70.00 percent of GDP in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Ghana Government Debt to GDP

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
78.00 63.90 79.20 18.50 1990 - 2020 percent of GDP Yearly

Ghana Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 78.00 63.90 79.20 18.50 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget -13.80 -4.80 -0.40 -24.20 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 237.00 233.00 266.00 9.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 22.00 [+]
Government Spending 30702.33 31036.46 31036.46 7678.78 GHS Million [+]

Ghana Government Debt to GDP
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.