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Ghana - Africa


Geographic zone Africa
Region: Africa
Population24 790 000
in: 2011
World rank: 47
Population Forecast in 205045 213 000
World rank in 2050: 39
Capital Accra
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: 3 700 000
in: 2011
Main language spoken Asante
Area (sq km)239 000
World rank: 81
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions GHS) 18 18|not defined 18|GHS
in: 2010
Rank: 106
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (GHS) 728 728|not defined 728|GHS
in: 2010
Rank: 175
Currency Cedi
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) GHS =
Public debt (% of GDP)59.9
in: 2010
Geographic zone Africa
Region: Africa
Population24 790 000
in: 2011
World rank: 47
Population Forecast in 205045 213 000
World rank in 2050: 39
Population growth by 205020 423 000
Rank move: 8
Growth: 82.38 %
Capital Accra
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: 3 700 000
in: 2011
Time zone
Main language spoken Asante
2nd language: English
Area (sq km)239 000
World rank: 81
Population density104 per sq.km.
World rank: 88
Urbanization51 %
in: 2011
Median age21.4
in: 2011
Age Structure
65+: 3.6 %
15-64: 60 %
0-14: 36.5 %
in: 2011
Birth rate (per 1000)28
in: 2010
Death rate (per 1000)8.75
in: 2010
Life expectancy61
Female: 62
Male : 60
in: 2011
Male ratio50 %
Literacy (age 15+)57.9 %
Female: 49.8 %
Male : 66.4 %
in: 2000
Average Height
Male cm : 170
Female cm: 159
Obesity rate %
Male : 4.4
World rank: 138
Female: 11.7
World rank: 133
Telephone code233
Internet. gh
FIPS 10 GH
ISO Code GH
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions GHS) 18 18|not defined 18|GHS
in: 2010
Rank: 106
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (GHS) 728 728|not defined 728|GHS
in: 2010
Rank: 175
Currency Cedi
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) GHS =
Public debt (% of GDP)59.9
in: 2010
GDP breakdown by sector
GDP Services: 41.6 %
GDP Industry: 24.7 %
GDP Agriculture: 33.7 %
Labor Force breakdown by sector
Labor Force Services: 29 %
Labor Force Industry: 15 %
Labor Force Agriculture: 56 %
Annual income per capita (USD) Annual income per capita (not defined) Annual income per capita (GHS) 3100 3100|not defined 3100|GHS
in: 2011
Unemployment rate %11
in: 2000
Population below poverty line28.5 %