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Ghana - Ranking Positions (Facts)

 RANKING  VALUE  POSITION
Geography
Area - total 239,460.00 sq km 79
Area - land 230,940.00 sq km 78
Area - water 8,520.00 sq km 44
Land boundaries 2,094.00 km 82
Coastline 539.00 km 97
Elevation extremes - highest point 880 m 165
Land use - arable land 17.54 % 65
Land use - permanent crops 9.22 % 31
Land use - other 73.24 % 159
People
Population 22,931,299 48
Age structure: 0-14 years 38.20 % 56
Age structure: 15-64 years 58.20 % 152
Age structure: 65 years and over 3.60 % 146
Population growth rate 1.97 % 64
Birth rate 29.85 births/1,000 population 50
Death rate 9.55 deaths/1,000 population 135
Net migration rate -0.58 migrant(s)/1,000 population 65
Sex ratio - total population 1.00 male(s)/female 65
Infant mortality rate 53.56 deaths/1,000 live births 156
Life expectancy at birth - total population 59.12 years 164
Life expectancy at birth - male 58.31 years 163
Life expectancy at birth - female 59.95 years 165
Total fertility rate 3.89 children born/woman 51
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 3.10 % 133
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 350,000 140
HIV/AIDS - deaths 30,000 135
Literacy - total population 57.90 % 178
Economy
GDP - real growth rate 6.00 % 68
GDP per capita - purchasing power parity 2,700 $ 151
GDP - composition by sector (agriculture) 37.30 % 22
GDP - composition by sector (industry) 25.30 % 119
GDP - composition by sector (services) 37.50 % 181
Population below poverty line 31.40 % 72
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 2.20 % 68
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 30.10 % 56
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 10.90 % 179
Labor force 10,870,000 40
Unemployment rate 20.00 % 146
Budget - revenues 3,616,000,000 $ 100
Electricity - production 6,489,000,000 kWh 101
Electricity - consumption 7,095,000,000 kWh 93
Electricity - exports 900,000,000 kWh 54
Exports 3,286,000,000 $ 111
Imports 5,666,000,000 $ 94
Debt - external 3,546,000,000 $ 114
Communications
Telephones - main lines in use 356,400 104
Telephones - mobile cellular 5,207,000 62
Internet users 609,800 91
Transportation
Railways - total 953.00 km 90
Roadways - total 42,623.00 km 83
Airports with paved runways - total 7 127
Airports - with unpaved runways - total 5 152
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP 0.80 % 145


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions - Ghanaian Cedi Exchange Rates
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Historical Highlights - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions
Ghanaian Cedi Exchange Rates


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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