Ghana recorded a government debt equivalent to 70.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Debt to GDP in Ghana averaged 57.68 percent from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 111.90 percent in 2000 and a record low of 26.20 percent in 2006.

Government Debt to GDP in Ghana is expected to be 68.00 percent by the end of this quarter, 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 63.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ghana Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 70.50 73.40 111.90 26.20 percent [+]
Government Budget -4.50 -8.70 -0.40 -24.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Revenues 6619.58 4123.04 6619.58 1036.69 GHS Million [+]
Military Expenditure 211.00 189.00 278.00 9.40 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 27096.76 7678.78 27096.76 7678.78 GHS Million [+]
Government Budget Value 680.90 -1700.69 2060.06 -2830.05 GHS Million [+]
Credit Rating 31.25 [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 5777.99 5100.28 8421.46 836.07 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. 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
70.50 73.40 111.90 26.20 1990 - 2017 percent Yearly




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