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Ghana External and Government Debt

Ghana National Debt Data

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 81.8 % 2021
External Debt 28100 USD Million | 28.1 B USD 2Q/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 81.8 % in 2021. The maximum level was 79.2 % and minimum was 18.5 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
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 decreased to 28100 USD Million (28.1 B USD) in the second 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
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
24300 3Q/20 28.11.2020
24000 2Q/20 01.08.2020


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 2021 -12.1 % -13.8
Military Expenditure 2021 0.298 B USD 0.24

Government Debt to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2022 87.2 % 92
Kenya 2021 68.4 % 65.6
Madagascar 2020 44.8 % 38.7
Zimbabwe 2019 77.2 % 66.2
Tanzania 2019 37.8 % 37.6
Togo 2021 61 % 58.6
Tunisia 2021 80 % 87.6
Nigeria 2021 37 % 34.5
Sudan 2020 259 % 202
Morocco 2021 77.9 % 76.4
Senegal 2021 73 % 68.8
Seychelles 2020 94 % 57
South Africa 2021 69.9 % 70.7
Uganda 2020 49.8 % 38.2
Rwanda 2020 61 % 51
Liberia 2021 55 % 52.1
Zambia 2021 123 % 96
Mozambique 2021 130 % 122
Namibia 2021 76 % 69.6
Ghana 2021 81.8 % 78.3
Swaziland 2020 15.49 % 12.14
Libya 2020 155 % 110
Algeria 2021 62.5 % 51.3
Angola 2021 85 % 120
Benin 2021 47.2 % 46.1
Botswana 2021 24.2 % 21.11
Burkina Faso 2021 51 % 46.5
Burundi 2021 17 % 15.6
Central African Republic 2021 47.6 % 43.4
Chad 2021 58.2 % 52.1
Comoros 2021 31.1 % 26.5
Republic of the Congo 2021 85 % 102
Djibouti 2021 43.2 % 41
Equatorial Guinea 2021 39.9 % 48.8
Eritrea 2021 171 % 182
Ethiopia 2021 57 % 55.4
Gabon 2021 69.5 % 77.3
Gambia 2021 82.9 % 85
Guatemala 2020 31.26 % 27.88
Guinea 2021 43.3 % 43.4
Guinea Bissau 2019 36.5 % 27.4
Lesotho 2021 54.7 % 54.2
Malawi 2021 58.8 % 53.8
Mauritania 2021 44.2 % 50.4
Niger 2021 50.9 % 43.6
Sao Tome and Principe 2021 88 % 96.9
Sierra Leone 2021 75 % 71.9