Population in Ghana

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Ghana - Population

The economic slump should have eased in Q3 after the economy suffered its first contraction in four years in Q2. Data suggests the downturn bottomed out in May: In July, the latest month for which the index is available, economic activity expanded for the second month in a row. Moreover, private sector business conditions improved in August–September. Turning to Q4, the private sector PMI rose to an over two-year high in October. While this bodes well for the economy in the final stretch of the year, prospects are somewhat gloomy nonetheless, as the global rise in new Covid-19 cases will likely weigh on external trade, oil prices and tourism. Meanwhile, the country is gearing up for the 7 December general election, which has been accompanied by spates of violence. The likely outcome is still too close to call, with the management of Covid-19 and corruption likely to be decisive factors.

Ghana - Population Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Population (million)27.7  28.3  28.9  29.6  30.2  

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Ghana Facts

Value Change Date
Exchange Rate5.700.0 %Jan 01
Stock Market0.10.0 %Dec 31

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