Ghana
Statistical Annex

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.

Abstract

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country.

Ghana: Basic Data

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Figures for 1990 and 1993 include takeover of the accumulated revaluation losses of the Bank of Ghana by the government.

Percentage change in relation to beginning money stock (M2).

Includes cocoa financing; figures for 1990 include nonperforming loans.

Newly defined broad money includes all foreign currency deposits held in commercial banks.

Public and publically guaranteed medium- and long-term debt.

Ghana: Selected Social and Demographic Indicators 1/

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Sources: Statistical Service, Quarterly Digest of Statistics; IMF, International Financial Statistics; and data provided by the World Bank.

Unless otherwise mentioned, data refer to the latest available estimates.

Poverty line estimated at Cedi 132,230 per year as at mid-1992. Based on the living standards surveys conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service in collaboration with the World Bank during 1987/88, 1988/89, and 1991/92.

Table 1.

Ghana: Gross Domestic Product by Sector, 1990-1996

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Sources: Ghana Statistical Service.

Including restaurants and hotels.

Table 2.

Ghana: Gross Domestic Product by Expenditure Category, 1990-1996

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Sources: Ghana Statistical Service.
Table 3.

Ghana: Composition and Growth of Gross Domestic Product by Sector, 1990-1996

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Sources: Ghana Statistical Service.

Including restaurants and hotels.

Table 4.

Ghana: Composition and Growth of Gross Domestic Product by Expenditure Category, 1990-1996

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Sources: Ghana Statistical Service.

Total investment expenditure published by the GSS is smaller than the staffs estimate; it differs by the amount of government domestic investment expenditure on commitment basis and by the estimate of foreign financed investment expenditure.

Table 5.

Ghana: Saving and Investment, 1991-1996

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Sources: Ghana Statistical Service.
Table 6.

Ghana: Cocoa Bean Production, Consumption, Prices, Payments to Farmers, and Export Receipts, 1985/86-1996/97

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Source: Cocoa Board.

Includes sales to processing companies; most of the processed products are then exported.

Including bonus payments until 1986/87, but excluding bonus payments thereafter.

Main crop.

Midcrop.

Estimates.

Table 7.

Ghana: Operations of the Cocoa Board (Cocoa Division), 1989/90-1996/97 1/

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Source: Cocoa Board.

Crop year ending September 30.

Mainly discount charges on bills drawn to finance the purchases of cocoa, export duty, and operations of the Cocoa Board.

Includes provision for doubtful debts and depreciation. Includes all other Cocoa Board costs in 1992/93.

Includes outlays for produce inspection, research, construction of feeder roads, and subsidies for insecticides and spraying. Includes a provision of 8.5 billion cedis for retrenchment in 1993/94

Table 8.

Ghana: Production, Acreage, and Yield of Principal Food Crops, 1990-96

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Source: Statistical Service, Quarterly Digest of Statistics.