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Ghana Current Account Value and percent from GDP

Ghana Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -3.2 % 2021
Current Account 318 USD Million | 0.318 B USD 4Q/22


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     Ghana - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of Ghana Current Account to GDP?

  • The deficit of Current Account to GDP in Ghana decreased to 3.2 % in 2021. The maximum surplus was 0.1 % and deficit was -11.9 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-3.2 2021 11.07.2022
-2.5 2020 24.05.2021
-2.8 2019 02.08.2020
-4.4 2018 29.10.2019
-4.2 2017 20.10.2018
-3.9 2016 11.08.2017


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Current Account to GDP in Ghana by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Nana Addo Dankwa 07.01.2017 - -3.9000 -4.8000 -3.9000 -4.8000 23.08%


Latest data on Current Account (USD Million)

Current Account
                     Ghana - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is Ghana Current Account Deficit?

  • The deficit of Current Account in Ghana increased to 318 USD Million (0.318 B USD) in the forth quarter of 2022. The maximum value was 328 USD Million and minimum was -2184 USD Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
318 4Q/22 20.05.2023
-739 3Q/22 22.03.2023
-691 2Q/22 30.07.2022
-128 1Q/22 28.05.2022
-672 4Q/21 05.02.2022
-774 2Q/21 25.09.2021
-371 1Q/21 05.06.2021
-897 4Q/20 27.03.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

Current Account in Ghana by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Nana Addo Dankwa 07.01.2017 - 316.8500 -930.0000 316.8500 -1013.0100 -393.51%

Other trade indicators in Ghana

Index Updated Actual Previous
Balance of Trade Apr/23 0.225 B USD 0.484
Capital Flows 4Q/22 -0.689 B USD -0.261
Exports Apr/23 1.283 B USD 1.525
Foreign Exchange Reserves Apr/23 5.216 B USD 5.111
Imports Apr/23 1.058 B USD 1.041

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2022 -3.7 % -4.6
Kenya 2022 -4.9 % -5.4
Madagascar 2021 -5.8 % -5.2
Zimbabwe 2021 -1.89 % -1.91
Tanzania 2021 -3.4 % -2.2
Togo 2021 -5 % -3
Tunisia 2022 -8.6 % -6
Nigeria 2022 -0.7 % -0.5
Sudan 2021 -10 % -8.3
Morocco 2022 -4.1 % -2.3
Senegal 2021 -10.4 % -10.9
Seychelles 2022 -8 % -12
South Africa 2022 -0.5 % 3.7
Uganda 2021 -9.5 % -10.7
Rwanda 2022 -11.6 % -10.9
Liberia 2022 -15.8 % -17
Zambia 2021 12.6 % 12.7
Mozambique 2021 -23.8 % -30.4
Namibia 2022 -12.3 % -9.9
Ghana 2021 -3.2 % -3.1
Swaziland 2021 6 % 1.2
Libya 2021 21.6 % -20.7
Algeria 2022 7.2 % -2.8
Angola 2022 11.4 % 11.2
Benin 2022 -5.7 % -4.5
Botswana 2022 3.1 % -0.5
Burkina Faso 2021 5.2 % 3.8
Burundi 2021 -11 % -9.3
Central African Republic 2021 -9.6 % -7.2
Chad 2021 -3.9 % -8.1
Comoros 2021 0.5 % -1.8
Republic of the Congo 2021 15.5 % -0.2
Djibouti 2022 -5 % -0.7
Equatorial Guinea 2022 0 % -3.6
Eritrea 2022 12.9 % 14.1
Ethiopia 2022 -4.3 % -3.2
Gabon 2022 1.2 % -4.5
Gambia 2021 -4.5 % -5.1
Guatemala 2022 1.8 % 2.5
Guinea 2021 28.8 % 18.9
Guinea Bissau 2021 -6.9 % -3.7
Lesotho 2021 -3.8 % -1.8
Malawi 2022 -2.8 % -14.4
Mali 2021 -4.5 % -2.3
Mauritania 2022 -14.3 % -7.8
Niger 2021 -13.6 % -13.2
Sao Tome and Principe 2015 -24.7 % -31.7
Sierra Leone 2021 -13.9 % -16.7