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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 n.Chr.1776 n.Chr.
Capital:AccraWashington, D.C.

Population

 GhanaUnited States
Population:31,073,000329,484,000
Inhabitants/km²:130.333.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 63 yearsØ 76 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 65 yearsØ 81 years
Average age:Ø 20.6 yearsØ 37.4 years
Birthrate:28.99 ‰11.40 ‰
Deathrate:7.22 ‰8.70 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.17 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

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

 GhanaUnited States
Political stability:4873
Civil rights:5183
Health:2174
Climate:5164
Cost of Living:4535
Popularity:3772

Economy

 GhanaUnited States
Currency:Ghana Cedi
(1 GHS = 100 Pesewas)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.5 %8.3 %
Inflation rate:9.95 %1.23 %
Cost of Living:29.85 %110.53 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:55.40 %36.60 %
Average income:2,230 US$65,910 US$
Corruption index:43 (bad)67 (moderate)


 GHA:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:72,354 M US$2.33 M US$20,936,600 M US$63.54 M US$
Gross national product:69,208 M US$2.23 M US$21,640,511 M US$65.68 M US$
Exported goods:25,592 M US$0.82 M US$2,127,248 M US$6.46 M US$
Imported goods:26,908 M US$0.87 M US$2,808,955 M US$8.53 M US$

Infrastructure

 GHA:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:109,515 km3.52 km6,586,610 km19.99 km
Railways:947 km0.03 km293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,293 km0.04 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:480.0023,6730.011
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 kWh11.84 m kWh
Energy production:12.52 bn kWh402,922.86 kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.43 m kWh
Energy export:187.00 m kWh6,018.10 kWh9.70 bn kWh29,424.79 kWh
Energy imports:511.00 m kWh16,445.17 kWh72.72 bn kWh220,708.66 kWh
CO2 emissions:16.11 m t518.46 t4.98 bn t15,118.48 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:288,5319107,281,000326
Mobile phones:40,857,1001315404,577,0001228
Internet server:59,0862505,000,0001533
Internet users:11,862,964382286,441,830869

Healthcare system

 GhanaUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:0.902.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.182.59
Diabetes:2.5 %10.8 %
HIV:1.10 %0.22 %
Tuberculosis:1.4 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:84.0 %79.0 %
Smokers:3.7 %25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Ghana and United States

 GhanaUnited States
Daytime temperatures:31.7 °C18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:23.3 °C7.3 °C
Water temperature:26.4 °C17.7 °C
Rel. humidity:78 %67 %
Rain days:6.47.1
Sunshine hours per day:6.37.2

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 %
other:20.7 %2.6 %

Religions

 GhanaUnited States
Christianity:71.2 %78.5 %
Islam:17.6 %1.1 %
Native religions:5.2 %n/a
nondenominational: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 %