Ghana Tax Revenue: % of GDP

2008 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana`s Tax revenue: % of GDP

  • Ghana Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 9.8 % in Jun 2020.
  • This records an increase from the previous number of 7.9 % for Mar 2020.
  • Ghana Tax revenue: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, averaging 13.0 % from Mar 2008 to Jun 2020, with 50 observations.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 18.7 % in Jun 2012 and a record low of 7.9 % in Mar 2020.
  • Ghana Tax revenue: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data.
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Tax Revenue: % of Nominal GDP: Quarterly: Middle East and Africa.

CEIC calculates quarterly Tax Revenue as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Tax Revenue and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning provides Tax Revenue in local currency. Ghana Statistical Service provides Nominal GDP in local currency, based on SNA 2008. Nominal GDP prior to Q1 2013 is based on SNA 1993.

View Ghana's Tax Revenue: % of GDP from Mar 2008 to Jun 2020 in the chart:

Ghana Tax Revenue: % of GDP

What was Ghana's Tax Revenue: % of GDP in Jun 2020?

Ghana Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 9.8 % in Jun 2020. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
9.8 Jun 2020 7.9 Mar 2020 7.9 Mar 2020 18.7 Jun 2012 % quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 18.7 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Algeria (%) 5.8 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 17.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) 26.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Australia (%) 28.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 28.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 14.4 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Bahrain (%) 2.1 2017 yearly 1990 - 2017
Bangladesh (%) 8.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Belarus (%) 24.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 29.8 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 18.3 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 22.7 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Botswana (%) 25.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2007 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) 17.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1994 - Mar 2021
Brunei (%) 1.9 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) 33.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (%) 19.4 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019
Canada (%) 13.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 17.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
China (%) 4.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Colombia (%) 15.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) 26.6 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2019
Cyprus (%) 23.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 20.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) 48.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (%) 12.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 5.6 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Estonia (%) 22.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) 26.4 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Finland (%) 30.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
France (%) 15.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Georgia (%) 20.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) 23.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) 9.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Greece (%) 32.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 19.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1979 - Dec 2020
Hungary (%) 24.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) 35.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
India (%) 8.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (%) 7.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Iran (%) 6.6 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Ireland (%) 20.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Israel (%) 16.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 37.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 12.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) 9.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1983 - Mar 2021
Jordan (%) 15.3 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) 12.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Korea (%) 14.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (%) 22.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 25.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Laos (%) 10.8 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Latvia (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 15.5 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 21.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (%) 26.7 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 29.7 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia (%) 16.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 17.3 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 10.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 25.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) 16.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 19.0 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Mongolia (%) 21.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (%) 20.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 19.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2020
Mozambique (%) 18.4 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) 6.5 2017 yearly 2005 - 2017
Nepal (%) 21.7 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Netherlands (%) 26.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) 29.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Norway (%) 27.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Oman (%) 4.1 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 5.9 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 19.0 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Panama (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (%) 9.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 16.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Philippines (%) 14.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2021
Poland (%) 16.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Portugal (%) 26.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Russia (%) 20.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Serbia (%) 38.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Singapore (%) 16.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1987 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (%) 13.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (%) 20.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
South Africa (%) 25.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 22.3 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Sri Lanka (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 5.8 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 22.0 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Switzerland (%) 26.9 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Taiwan (%) 8.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2021
Tajikistan (%) 20.5 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Thailand (%) 13.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tunisia (%) 24.6 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,074.460 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 458.822 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 76.1 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (GHS bn) 176.019 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (GHS bn) 680.561 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (GHS bn) 122.228 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.279 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,298.2 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -7.6 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 78,941.724 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,104.971 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 194.656 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,164.3 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -7.7 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 193,659.988 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 65,505.488 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 90.887 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1985 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 76.976 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1995 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 486.328 Feb 2021 monthly May 1995 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 151.945 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Feb 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2.8 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 838.4 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -26.500 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 18.1 2010 yearly 1975 - 2010
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -26.500 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 24,598.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -3.960 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -27,311.841 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 15.3 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2005 - Feb 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,269.750 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 10,559.734 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 16,404.248 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
M2 Growth (%) 35.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 6,884.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 9.927 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.8 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,706.305 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 25.7 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 23,472.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1967 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 48.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1968 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,292.948 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.60 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 9.93 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) -3.5 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2013 - Feb 2021

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