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General information

 GhanaUnited States
Region:Western AfricaNorth America
Area:238,540 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:EnglishEnglish
Government form:Presidential republicFederal presidential republic
Independent since:1957 AD1776 AD
Capital:AccraWashington, D.C.

Population

 GhanaUnited States
Population:31,073,000331,501,000
Inhabitants/km²:130.333.7
Life expectancy males:Ø 63 yearsØ 75 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 65 yearsØ 80 years
Average age:Ø 21.4 yearsØ 38.5 years
Birthrate:28.60 ‰10.90 ‰
Deathrate:7.15 ‰10.30 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.17 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
See also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life

 GhanaUnited States
Political stability:4863
Civil rights:5181
Health:2671
Climate:5666
Cost of Living:4238
Popularity:3967

Economy

 GhanaUnited States
Currency:Ghana Cedi
(1 GHS = 100 Pesewas)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.7 %5.5 %
Inflation rate:9.97 %4.70 %
Cost of Living:
(USA = 100%)
37.34 %100.00 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:55.40 %36.60 %
Average income:2,340 US$64,140 US$
Corruption index:43 (bad)67 (moderate)


 GHA:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:68,532 M US$2.21 M US$20,953,030 M US$63.21 M US$
Gross national product:72,856 M US$2.34 M US$21,261,523 M US$64.14 M US$
Exported goods:22,077 M US$0.71 M US$2,134,445 M US$6.44 M US$
Imported goods:24,545 M US$0.79 M US$2,811,124 M US$8.48 M US$

Infrastructure

 GHA:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:109,515 km3.52 km6,586,610 km19.87 km
Railways:947 km0.03 km293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,293 km0.04 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:510.0023,6270.011
Airports:100.00013,5130.041

Energy balance

 GHA:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:9.36 bn kWh301,323.23 kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.77 m kWh
Energy production:12.52 bn kWh402,922.86 kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.35 m kWh
Energy export:187.00 m kWh6,018.10 kWh9.70 bn kWh29,245.76 kWh
Energy imports:511.00 m kWh16,445.17 kWh72.72 bn kWh219,365.80 kWh
CO2 emissions:16.11 m t518.46 t4.98 bn t15,026.50 t

Telecommunication

 GhanaUnited States
International dialing:+233+1
Internet domain:.gh.us

 GHA
total
GHA
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:307,66810103,052,000311
Mobile cellulars:40,461,6091302442,457,0001335
Internet server:59,0862505,000,0001523
Internet users:16,468,661530294,658,590889
Broadband Internet:78,3713121,176,000366

Healthcare system

 GhanaUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:0.902.87
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.182.59
Diabetes:2.5 %10.8 %
HIV:0.94 %0.20 %
Tuberculosis:1.4 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:84.0 %75.0 %
Smokers:3.5 %23.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Ghana and United States

 GhanaUnited States
Daytime temperatures:32.0 °C18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:23.2 °C7.1 °C
Water temperature:26.4 °C17.7 °C
Rel. humidity:78 %67 %
Rain days:6.37.1
Sunshine hours per day:6.57.2

Native languages

 GhanaUnited States
English:15.3 %82.1 %
Asante:14.8 %n/a
Ewe:12.7 %n/a
Spanish:n/a10.7 %
Fante:9.9 %n/a
Boron:4.6 %n/a
Dagomba:4.3 %n/a
Dangme:4.3 %n/a
Dagarte:3.7 %n/a
Akyem:3.4 %n/a
Ga:3.4 %n/a
Akuapem:2.9 %n/a
Chinese:n/a0.9 %
French:n/a0.7 %
German:n/a0.6 %
Italian:n/a0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
Eskimo:n/a0.0 %
other:20.7 %2.6 %

Religions

 GhanaUnited States
Christianity:71.2 %78.5 %
Islam:17.6 %1.1 %
Nondenominational:5.2 %n/a
Native religions:5.2 %n/a
Jewry:n/a1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a0.7 %
other:0.8 %15.3 %