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Ghana External and Government Debt

Ghana National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 88.8 % 2022
External Debt 29185 USD Million | 29.185 B USD 4Q/22


Latest data on Government Debt to GDP (%)

Government Debt to GDP
                     Ghana - Historical Data (%)

What is Ghana Government Debt to GDP Ratio?

  • Government Debt to GDP in Ghana increased to 88.8 % in 2022. The maximum level was 79.2 % and minimum was 18.5 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
88.8 2022 24.04.2023
81.8 2021 11.07.2022
78 2020 24.05.2021
62.8 2019 04.12.2020
59.3 2018 07.11.2019
70.5 2017 04.04.2018
73.4 2016 28.11.2017


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Government Debt 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 - 73.9000 73.4000 73.9000 73.4000 -0.68%


Latest data on External Debt (USD Million)

External Debt
                     Ghana - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is external debt of Ghana?

  • External Debt in Ghana increased to 29185 USD Million (29.185 B USD) in the forth quarter of 2022. The maximum debt was 24700 USD Million and minimum was 2310 USD Million
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
29185 4Q/22 28.07.2023
28412 3Q/22 22.03.2023
28100 2Q/22 30.07.2022
28161 4Q/21 07.05.2022
28000 3Q/21 05.02.2022
28072 2Q/21 18.09.2021
24599 1Q/21 05.06.2021
24700 4Q/20 27.03.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

External Debt in Ghana by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other budget indicators in Ghana

Index Updated Actual Previous
Fiscal Expenditure  Sep/19 1.076 B USD 0.867
Government Budget to GDP 2022 -11.8 % -12.1
Military Expenditure 2022 0.229 B USD 0.298

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2022 87.2 % 92
Kenya 2022 67.3 % 67.7
Madagascar 2022 57 % 52
Zimbabwe 20 92.6 % 66.9
Tanzania 2022 38.3 % 37.9
Togo 2022 55.9 % 61
Tunisia 2021 80 % 87.6
Nigeria 2022 38 % 36.5
Sudan 2021 182 % 264
Morocco 2022 71.6 % 69.5
Senegal 2022 75 % 73
Seychelles 2022 65 % 74
South Africa 2022 67.4 % 69.9
Uganda 2022 48.6 % 45.5
Rwanda 2022 64.4 % 66.6
Liberia 2022 51.3 % 49.4
Zambia 2022 56.2 % 71.5
Mozambique 2022 101 % 130
Namibia 2022 68.9 % 67.2
Ghana 2022 88.8 % 79.6
Swaziland 2022 19.06 % 15.98
Libya 2021 83 % 155
Algeria 2022 52.4 % 62.1
Angola 2022 56.1 % 85
Benin 2022 52.8 % 50.3
Botswana 2022 26.1 % 25
Burkina Faso 2022 54.3 % 48.2
Burundi 2022 14.5 % 16.8
Central African Republic 2022 50.7 % 47.6
Chad 2022 50.4 % 55.9
Comoros 2022 31.6 % 31.1
Republic of the Congo 2022 99.57 % 108
Djibouti 2022 47 % 43.2
Equatorial Guinea 2022 27.1 % 42.6
Eritrea 2022 164 % 175
Ethiopia 2021 31.4 % 34.1
Gabon 2022 55.1 % 65.8
Gambia 2022 80.8 % 82.9
Guatemala 2022 27.45 % 29.95
Guinea 2022 35.5 % 40.4
Guinea Bissau 2022 41.1 % 37.8
Lesotho 2021 52.1 % 52.2
Malawi 2022 66.7 % 60.1
Mauritania 2022 41.9 % 44.5
Niger 2022 51.2 % 50.9
Sao Tome and Principe 2021 88 % 96.9
Sierra Leone 2022 98.8 % 79.3