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International Rankings of Ghana - 2019

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2019


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This table lists the international rankings of Ghana, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Ghana, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Date of Info
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total12756,8102017
Internet users - percent of population (%)137 34.7%July 2016
Internet users - total50 9,328,018July 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants59 12017
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions111 301,5512017
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants33 1342017
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions38 36,751,7612017
Economy
Budget - expenditures8512.36 billion2017
Budget - revenues90 9.544 billion2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)83 -6%17
Central bank discount rate (%)4 20%31 December 2017
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)4 30.35%31 December 2017
Current account balance163 -$2.131 billion2017
Debt - external91 $22.14 billion31 December 2017
Distribution of family income - Gini index43 42.32012-13
Exports80 $13.84 billion2017
GDP - composition, by end use - exports of goods and services (%)78 43%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - government consumption (%)123 8.6%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - household consumption (%)38 80.1%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - imports of goods and services (%)96 -46.5%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in fixed capital (%)122 13.7%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in inventories (%)45 1.1%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture (%)48 18.3%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry (%)92 24.5%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin – services(%)116 57.2%2017
GDP - per capita (PPP)152 $4,7002017
GDP - real growth rate (%)7 8.4%2017
GDP - official exchange rate88 $47.02 billion2017
GDP - purchasing power parity81 $134 billion2017
Gross national saving (% of GPD)130 9% of GDP2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% (%)42 32.8%2006
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% (%)31 2%2006
Imports93 $12.65 billion2017
Industrial production growth rate (%)2 16.7%2017
Inflation rate(consumer prices) (%)20 12.4%2017
Labor force48 12.49 million2017
Labor force - by occupation – agriculture (%)35 44.7%2013
Labor force - by occupation – industry (%)98 14.4%2013
Labor force - by occupation – services (%)126 40.9%2013
Market value of publicly traded shares70 $13.41 billion31 December 2017
Population below poverty line (%)69 24.2%2013
Public debt (% of GPD)44 71.8% of GDP2017
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold82 $7.555 billion31 December 2017
Stock of broad money92 $7.018 billion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad60 $16.62 billion31 December 2013
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home80 $19.85 billion31 December 2013
Stock of domestic credit99 $14.25 billion31 December 2017
Stock of narrow money91 $7.018 billion31 December 2017
Taxes and other revenues122 20.3%17
Unemployment rate (%)51 11.9%2015
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy9713.67 million Mt2017
Crude Oil - exports34 104,000 bbl/day2017
Crude Oil - imports73 6,220 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - production39 151,000 bbl/day2017
Crude Oil - proved reserves39 660 million bbl1 January 2018
Electricity – consumption (kWh)100 9.363 billion kWh2016
Electricity – exports (kWh)76 187 million kWh2016
Electricity - from fossil fuels41 58% of total installed capacity2016
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants32 42% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from nuclear fuels20 0% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from other renewable sources42 1% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity – imports (kWh)80 511 million kWh2016
Electricity - installed generating capacity93 3.801 million kW2016
Electricity – production (kWh)94 12.52 billion kWh2016
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas35 50%2013
Electricity access - electrification - total population29 72%2013
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas13 92%2013
Electricity access - population without electricity36 7.3 million2013
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)174 333.172016
Natural gas – consumption (cu m)83 1.232 billion cu m2017
Natural gas – exports (cu m)56 0 cu m2017
Natural gas – imports (cu m)67 317.4 million cu m2017
Natural gas – production (cu m)64 914.4 million cu m2017
Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m)70 22.65 billion cu m1 January 2018
Refined petroleum products - consumption83 90,000 bbl/day2016
Refined petroleum products - exports100 2,654 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - imports60 85,110 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - production104 2,073 bbl/day2015
Geography
Land Area - sq km80227,533 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km83 238,533 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)103 539 kmNA
Elevation - elevation extremes32 0 mNA
Elevation - mean elevation (m)123 190 mNA
Irrigated land (sq km)114 340 sq km2012
Land boundaries - total km77 2,420 kmNA
Land use - agricultural land (%)24 69.1%2011
Land use - arable land (%)49 20.7%2011
Land use - forest (%)119 21.2%2011
Land use – other (%)161 9.7%2011
Land use - permanent crops (%)21 11.9%2011
Land use - permanent pasture (%)39 36.5%2011
Maritime claims - contiguous zone1 24NA
Maritime claims - continental shelf1 200NA
Maritime claims - exclusive economic zone1 200NA
Maritime claims - territorial sea3 12NA
Population Density - Persons per sq km92 123.51July 2018
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP1160.4% of GDP2017
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)4237.83%18
Age structure 15-24 years (%)70 18.61%18
Age structure 25-54 years (%)182 34.21%18
Age structure 55-64 years (%)164 5.05%18
Age structure 65 years and over (%)154 4.3%18
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)30 30.2 births/1,000 population2018
Children under the age of 5 years underweight54 11%2014
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)95 33%2017
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)53 6.8 deaths/1,000 population2018
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)104 5.92015
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio37 17.12015
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio (%)44 732015
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio (%)41 67.12015
Drinking water source - Improved – rural65 84% of population2015
Drinking water source - Improved – total61 88.7%2015
Drinking water source - Improved – urban56 92.6% of population2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved – rural62 16% of population2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved - total59 11.3%2015
Drinking water source - UnImproved - urban36 7.4% of population2015
Education expenditures - percent of GDP22 6.2% of GDP2014
Health expenditures77 3.6% of GDP2014
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)25 1.7%2017
HIV/AIDS - deaths12 16,0002017
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS16 310,0002017
Hospital bed density67 0.9 beds/1,000 population2011
Infant mortality rate – female (deaths/1,000 live births)50 30.1 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Infant mortality rate – male (deaths/1,000 live births)44 38 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Infant mortality rate – total (deaths/1,000 live births)47 34.1 deaths/1,000 live births2018
Life expectancy at birth – female (years)106 70 years2018
Life expectancy at birth – male (years)110 64.9 years2018
Life expectancy at birth - total population98 67.4 years2018
Literacy – female (%)76 71.4%2015
Literacy – male (%)74 82%2015
Literacy - total population79 76.6%2015
Maternal mortality rate37 319 deaths/100,000 live births2015
Median age – female (years)140 21.7 years2018
Median age – male (years)137 20.7 years2018
Median age – total (years)132 21.2 years2018
Mother's mean age at first birth (years)52 22.3 years2017
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)70 -1.8 migrant(s)/1,000 population2017
Obesity - adult prevalence rate102 10.9%2016
Physicians density129 0.1 physicians/1,000 population2010
Population50 28,102,471July 2018
Population growth rate (%)35 2.16%2018
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)147 8.6% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)149 14.9%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)143 20.2% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Rural UnImproved (% of population)15 91.4% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total UnImproved (% of population)7 85.1%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban UnImproved (% of population)4 79.8% of population2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - female10 12 years2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - male9 12 years2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - total9 12 years2015
Sex ratio - 0-14 years(male(s)/female)16 1.01 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 15-24 years(male(s)/female)24 0.99 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 25-54 years(male(s)/female)32 0.94 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 55-64 years(male(s)/female)27 0.95 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - 65 years and over (male(s)/female)26 0.86 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - at birth (male(s)/female)14 1.02 male(s)/female2017
Sex ratio - total population (male(s)/female)22 0.97 male(s)/female2017
Suffrage4 18 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)29 3.96 children born/woman2018
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - female (%)81 14.6%2015
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - male(%)65 15.8%2015
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - total (%)71 15.2%2015
Urbanization - rate of urbanization (%)32 3.34% annual rate of change15-20
Urbanization - urban population (%)108 56.1% of total population2018
Transportation
Airports109102013
Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m42 32017
Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m39 12017
Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m45 22017
Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m27 12017
Airports - with paved runways - total72 72017
Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m55 32013
Airports - with unpaved runways - total97 32013
Merchant marine - total93 44an style="padding-left:7px;">country comparison to the world: 117

National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers116 844,6302015
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers126 390,4572015
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers88 82015
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers25 42015
Railways - narrow gauge36 947 km2014
Railways (km)91 947 kmNA
Roadways - paved (km)49 13,787 kmNA
Roadways - total (km)34 109,515 kmNA
Roadways - unpaved (km)16 95,728 kmNA
Waterways (km)38 1,293 kmNA




*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.


NOTE: The information regarding the international rankings of Ghana on this page is derived from the CIA World Factbook 2019. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of international rankings of Ghana contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about international rankings of Ghana should be addressed to the CIA.







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