Ghana Investment: % of GDP

2006 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana Investment: % of GDP

  • Ghana Investment accounted for 18.6 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with a ratio of 19.1 % in the previous year.
  • Ghana investment share of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2006 to Dec 2021, with an average ratio of 21.1 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 27.8 % in Dec 2015 and a record low of 12.8 % in Dec 2011.

CEIC calculates annual Investment as % of Nominal GDP from annual Nominal Gross Capital Formation and annual Nominal GDP. Ghana Statistical Service provides Nominal Gross Capital Formation in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency, based on SNА 2008. Investment as % Nominal GDP prior to 2013 is based on SNA 1993.


Related information about Ghana Investment: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports, Ghana GDP expanded 0.9 % YoY in Mar 2022.
  • Ghana Nominal GDP reached 21.6 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) increased 16.6 % in Mar 2022.
  • Ghana GDP Per Capita reached 2,565.0 USD in Dec 2021.
  • Its Gross Savings Rate was measured at 19.9 % in Dec 2021.

View Ghana's Investment: % of GDP from 2006 to 2021 in the chart:

Ghana Investment: % of GDP

What was Ghana's Investment: % of GDP in 2021?

Ghana Investment accounted for 18.6 % of its Nominal GDP in Dec 2021, compared with a ratio of 19.1 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
18.6 2021 19.1 2020 12.8 2011 27.8 2015 % yearly 2006 - 2021

Investment: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 20.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 41.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Argentina (%) 13.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) 17.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 22.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 27.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 18.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Bahrain (%) 35.3 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 31.7 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Belarus (%) 28.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Belgium (%) 29.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 8.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Botswana (%) 26.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) 20.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) 26.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Bulgaria (%) 20.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 24.9 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Canada (%) 22.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Mar 2022
Chile (%) 27.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
China (%) 43.0 2021 yearly 1952 - 2021
Colombia (%) 32.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 38.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 22.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 29.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 25.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) 21.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Egypt (%) 15.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2004 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 26.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 24.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Finland (%) 28.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
France (%) 26.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) 24.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 18.6 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Greece (%) 23.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 13.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1973 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 25.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 24.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
India (%) 32.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 32.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 25.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1988 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 22.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 24.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 22.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 22.1 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Japan (%) 26.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 18.7 2020 yearly 1963 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 25.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) 19.7 2020 yearly 1964 - 2020
South Korea (%) 29.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) 36.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) 25.0 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 48.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Laos (%) 29.0 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Latvia (%) 24.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 5.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 23.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 17.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 22.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 41.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 12.3 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 24.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 21.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 19.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) 21.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 23.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 35.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 23.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 30.9 Dec 2014 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2014
Mozambique (%) 49.8 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 34.1 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Nepal (%) 30.8 2021 yearly 1965 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 20.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 25.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1987 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 33.8 2021 yearly 1981 - 2021
Norway (%) 23.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1978 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) 20.7 2020 yearly 1967 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 15.1 2022 yearly 1960 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 25.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 24.1 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 32.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 19.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 23.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1972 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 22.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 21.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 32.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) 26.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 26.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 29.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 29.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 24.4 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 21.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 25.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 13.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 21.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 29.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 31.9 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Sweden (%) 27.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (%) 22.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -294.937 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 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) 296.0 Feb 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Feb 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,431.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -1.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 78,981.621 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,111.213 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 221.031 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,193.0 Dec 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 31.7 Dec 2021 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 188,339.959 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 63,163.099 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 59.001 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1985 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 162.216 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 448.347 Mar 2022 monthly May 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 239.044 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Mar 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) -672.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
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) 28,290.4 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 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) -28,067.014 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 14.3 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Apr 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,357.152 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 11,560.177 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 17,612.019 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
M2 Growth (%) 11.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 7,500.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 9.318 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.2 Feb 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Feb 2022
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 18,202.312 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 17.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Feb 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) 8,523.397 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2011 - Feb 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 18.28 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Feb 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 (%) -8.4 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Apr 2022

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