Ghana Ghana: 22,469 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Ghana is a country in West Africa.
Population
Ghana has a population of 26,98 million and therefore ranks 48th most populous country in the world. Ghana has a fertility rate von 3,89 births per women. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Ghana in the year 2050 will rise to 45,67 million and in the year 2100 to 57,21 million. The life expectency in Ghana is low in the international comparison at 61,0 years.

Geography
With an area of 238.540 sq. km Ghana ranks 81th among all countries in the world. The population density of Ghana is 113,1 people per sq. km (World rank 88). By 2050 the population density will rise to 191,5 people per sq. km und and by 2100 will rise to 239,8 people per sq. km. The border of Ghana with its neighbor countries is 2.094 km in total length. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 539 km.

Economy
The gross domestic product in the year 2014 came to 38,65 billion US $ and ranks 93th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita is 1.462 US $ and ranks at the lower end in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 53,1 % of the GDP, therefore Ghana ranks among the countries with a medium debt level. Ghana has an unemployment rate of 4,6 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1957
ISO country code GH
Internet Domain .gh
License plate GH
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Ghana

All datasets for Ghana by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (172)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (224)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (20,181)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,357)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
High-tech exports (% of manufactured exports)
Geography and Agriculture (502)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (33)
Internet users
Internet users, per 100 people
Merchant marine