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Ghana

 

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 Ghana
All information: Ghana
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:238,540 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:29,767,000 326,688,000
Official language:English English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1957 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Accra Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:124.8 33.2
Life expectancy males:62.7 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:64.9 years 81.1 years
Average age:20.6 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:29.41 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:7.31 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-1.60 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:46 75
Civil rights:49 96
Health:6 68
Security:96 63
Climate:53 64
Cost of Living:35 36
Popularity:19 92


Economy

Currency:Ghana Cedi (1 GHS = 100 Pesewas) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.3 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:9.84 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:61.30 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:55.40 % 36.60 %
Average income:1,903 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:41 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:58,559 Mio €1.97 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:56,593 Mio €1.90 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:20,111 M €0.68 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:20,741 M €0.70 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:109,515 km3.68 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Railways:947 km0.03 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:1,293 km0.04 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:480.002 3,6730.011
Airports:100.000 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:9.36 bn kWh314,541.81 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:12.52 bn kWh420,598.47 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:187.00 m kWh6,282.10 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:511.00 m kWh17,166.60 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:14.47 m t485.98 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+233 +1
Internet domain:.gh .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:278,3799 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:40,934,8751,375 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:59,0862 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:11,609,172390 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:0.90 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.18 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:2.5 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:1.5 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:85.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:3.9 % 21.8 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:31.1 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.8 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:26.6 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:76 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:22 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:86.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.2 7.2


Native languages

English:15.3 % 82.1 %
Asante:14.8 % n/a
Ewe:12.7 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Fante:9.9 % n/a
Boron:4.6 % n/a
Dangme:4.3 % n/a
Dagomba:4.3 % n/a
Dagarte:3.7 % n/a
Ga:3.4 % n/a
Akyem:3.4 % n/a
Akuapem:2.9 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:20.7 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:71.2 % 78.5 %
Islam:17.6 % 0.6 %
Native religions:5.2 % n/a
nondenominational:5.2 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:0.8 % 18.4 %