Ghana Country Data

CountryGhana
Country CodeGHA
Urban population percentage of total (2012)52.52
Urban population (2012)13,322,922
Land area (sq. km, 2011)227,540
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$3,294,520,000
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$137,952,000
Market capitalization of listed companies (% of GDP, 2012)8.51
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$5,835,098,357
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)9.16
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)10.05
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)67
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)14
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)8
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)224
Tax payments (number, 2013)32
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)22.9
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)100.28
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)0.25
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)17.11
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.51
GDP (current US$, 2012)$40,710,781,539
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)7.91
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)1,605
Labor force (2012)10,779,112
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)60.79
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)38.59
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)3.51
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)57.89
Population growth (annual %, 2012)2.17
Population (Total, 2012)25,366,462