Ghana

World Rank 74 2.2 Ghana flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Accra
239,567 km 2
Ghanaian cedi (GHS)

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Introduction

The Republic of Ghana is a nation located in the subregion of West Africa. With the land coverage of 238,535 square kilometers, it is a small to medium-sized African entity. Interestingly, the name of the country means "Warrior King" in one of the local native languages.

The population of Ghana is approximately 31 million, according to the latest estimations from 2020. Its density is at average level, namely 101 people per square kilometer. Its total GDP (PPP) is $226 billion. It translates into GDP per capita of $7,343, which is above average for this region of Africa. 

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)