Ghana External Debt

2012 - 2022 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana External Debt

  • Ghana External Debt reached 28.1 USD bn in Jun 2022, compared with 28.1 USD bn in the previous month.
  • Ghana External Debt: USD mn data is updated monthly, available from Jan 2012 to Jun 2022.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 28.4 USD bn in Mar 2022 and a record low of 7.5 USD bn in Aug 2012.

The Bank of Ghana provides monthly External Debt in USD. External Debt covers Public sector only.


Related information about Ghana External Debt
  • In the latest reports of Ghana, Current Account recorded a deficit of 690.6 USD mn in Jun 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 346.9 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Ghana Direct Investment Abroad remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 69.8 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 21.6 USD bn in Mar 2022.

View Ghana's External Debt from Jan 2012 to Jun 2022 in the chart:

Ghana External Debt

What was Ghana's External Debt in Jun 2022?

Ghana External Debt reached 28.1 USD bn in Jun 2022, compared with 28.1 USD bn in the previous month. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
28,100.0 Jun 2022 28,100.0 May 2022 7,515.0 Aug 2012 28,379.1 Mar 2022 USD mn monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022

External Debt by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10,871.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 3,838.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 274,355.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 6,436.4 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jul 2022
Australia (USD mn) 1,903,538.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1988 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) 717,345.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 8,135.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 93,233.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2011 - Mar 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 40,536.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 1,482,548.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 14,470.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 5,312.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 1,294.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Brazil (USD mn) 575,424.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Bulgaria (USD mn) 43,442.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 21,086.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Canada (USD mn) 2,517,088.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Chile (USD mn) 237,078.8 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Jul 2022
China (USD mn) 2,710,200.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 175,917.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 51,642.5 May 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - May 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 209,931.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 212,393.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 571,198.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 57,234.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jul 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 157,801.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 30,958.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
European Union (USD mn) 18,210,177.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Finland (USD mn) 652,786.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
France (USD mn) 7,472,066.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 22,063.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 6,870,908.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Mar 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 28,100.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) 627,013.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2003 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 1,857,670.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) 274,601.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 20,332.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) 620,736.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1999 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 403,043.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Iran (USD mn) 9,142.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 3,093,001.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Israel (USD mn) 163,849.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Italy (USD mn) 2,748,428.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 25,072.7 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 4,361,081.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 38,896.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 160,790.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 36,413.9 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 662,038.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 3,355.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 59,551.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 9,136.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) 10,213.4 2021 yearly 1996 - 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 40,085.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 34,568.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2007 - Mar 2022
Lithuania (USD mn) 43,884.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 3,904,405.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 11,100.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Malawi (MWK mn) 2,812,733.5 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 255,987.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Malta (USD mn) 104,324.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 226,048.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 447,827.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Moldova (USD mn) 8,986.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 33,893.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 9,722.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Morocco (USD mn) 63,748.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 10,150.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 13,348.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Nepal (USD mn) 8,896.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 3,958,467.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 208,823.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 39,969.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Norway (USD mn) 737,812.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) 130,192.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 2,147.0 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) 35,476.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2004 - Jul 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) 20,060.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Peru (USD mn) 101,571.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 109,753.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Poland (USD mn) 362,327.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 451,759.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 194,500.0 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Romania (USD mn) 143,699.7 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Russia (USD mn) 472,841.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 41,052.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 1,803,598.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 157,263.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 54,289.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 173,837.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1985 - Mar 2022
Spain (USD mn) 2,596,930.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 50,592.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 77,200.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 988,740.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 2,348,819.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2022
Taiwan (USD mn) 229,912.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
Tajikistan (USD mn) 6,608.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Dec 2020
Thailand (USD mn) 199,643.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Tunisia (USD mn) 41,737.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Turkey (USD mn) 451,168.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -9.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -522.282 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 768.478 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (GHS bn) 234.411 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (GHS bn) 885.914 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (GHS bn) 162.850 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 20.464 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 131.1 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,584.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 32.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 118,446.335 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 8,890.714 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 706.787 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,453.6 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 30.9 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 237,263.348 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 74,157.525 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 37.920 May 2022 monthly Feb 1985 - May 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 140.997 May 2022 monthly Jun 1995 - May 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 310.973 May 2022 monthly May 1995 - May 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 205.646 May 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - May 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -690.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 346.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -69.820 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 18.1 2010 yearly 1975 - 2010
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -69.820 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 28,100.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 35.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -3.522 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -23,540.367 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 14.1 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,357.152 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,690.208 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 14,911.123 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 13.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 5,867.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 9.318 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.0 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,591.475 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 20.0 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 25,818.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Feb 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,294.334 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 24.64 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 10.26 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) -17.2 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022

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