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Ghana - General government gross debt as a share of GDP

71.8 (%) in 2017

Ghana government gross debt as a share of GDP was at level of 71.8 % in 2017, down from 73.4 % previous year.

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What is government gross debt as a share of GDP?

Gross debt consists of all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest and/or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future. This includes debt liabilities in the form of SDRs, currency and deposits, debt securities, loans, insurance, pensions and standardized guarantee schemes, and other accounts payable. Thus, all liabilities in the GFSM 2001 system are debt, except for equity and investment fund shares and financial derivatives and employee stock options. Debt can be valued at current market, nominal, or face values (GFSM 2001, paragraph 7.110).

What is Ghana government gross debt as a share of GDP?

Date Value Change, %
2017 71.8 -2.14 %
2016 73.4 1.64 %
2015 72.2 2.94 %
2014 70.2 22.64 %
2013 57.2 19.32 %
2012 47.9 12.51 %
2011 42.6 -7.89 %
2010 46.3 28.19 %
2009 36.1 7.42 %
2008 33.6 8.21 %
2007 31.0 18.42 %
2006 26.2