Military - Ghana



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.532842576047763
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.143796631856131
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)1.17826387841348
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Ghana is 0.53 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 148.
Ghana compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Ghana is similar to that of Papua New Guinea, Malta, The Gambia, Ireland, Uzbekistan, Madagascar, Luxembourg, Cape Verde, Guatemala, Nigeria with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.57, 0.57, 0.57, 0.55, 0.54, 0.51, 0.51, 0.50, 0.48, 0.47 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153.Last 10 years averageGhana had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.45 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Ghana during the Great RecessionGhana's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 17.1% during the Great RecessionGhana since the end of the Great RecessionGhana's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 22.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Ghana
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Ghana is 1.18 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 134.
Ghana compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Ghana is similar to that of New Zealand, Austria, Lao PDR, Ireland, Malta, Luxembourg, Moldova, Mauritius, Iceland, Sierra Leone with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 2.21, 2.04, 1.78, 1.38, 1.34, 1.33, 0.92, 0.69, 0.36, 0.00 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135, 136, 137, 138.10 years declineGhana's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 63.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageGhana had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 2.50 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Ghana during the Great RecessionGhana's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 1.46% during the Great RecessionGhana since the end of the Great RecessionGhana's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 51.1% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Ghana
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Ghana is 0.14 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 159.
Ghana compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Ghana is similar to that of Niger, Madagascar, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Mali, Liberia, Tanzania, The Gambia, Mozambique, Iceland with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.19, 0.19, 0.17, 0.15, 0.15, 0.14, 0.12, 0.11, 0.10, 0.10 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164.11 years declineGhana's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 0.00 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageGhana had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.13 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Ghana during the Great RecessionGhana's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 99.1% during the Great RecessionGhana since the end of the Great RecessionGhana's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.15% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Ghana
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators