Country Profile - Ghana      IFs Version 7.30
  Continue    Change Country    Display Options    Map Source    Help  


Learn more about the International Futures (IFs) forecasting system and the Pardee Center for International Futures at the University of Denver.
www.ifs.du.edu


Sign up for our monthly newsletter.

     Forecast Categories for Ghana
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human Needs
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Ghana -
Population - Million People - -
     2017: 28.62
     2030: 36.85
     2060: 52.76
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 2.169
     2030: 1.719
     2060: 0.630
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 30.86
     2030: 24.61
     2060: 14.23
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 8.538
     2030: 6.859
     2060: 7.636
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 47.14
     2030: 33.12
     2060: 15.37
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 62.52
     2030: 67.02
     2060: 73.67
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 61.46
     2030: 65.66
     2060: 71.94
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 63.57
     2030: 68.39
     2060: 75.44
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 3.956
     2030: 3.208
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 0.880
     2030: 0.633
     2060: 0.152
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 4.181
     2030: 4.320
     2060: 3.767
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 11.03
     2030: 12.44
     2060: 11.88
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 16.61
     2030: 22.84
     2060: 35.67
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 0.977
     2030: 1.565
     2060: 5.216
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 15.99
     2030: 25.19
     2060: 44.87
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.418
     2030: 0.446
     2060: 0.486
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 49.71
     2030: 49.71
     2060: 49.71

Health Forecast for Ghana -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 9.823
     2030: 10.83
     2060: 12.82
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 6.497
     2030: 7.542
     2060: 9.511
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 10.73
     2030: 8.079
     2060: 3.824
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 10.56
     2030: 7.649
     2060: 1.613
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.515
     2030: 1.386
     2060: 1.136

Education Forecast for Ghana -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2017: 109.8
     2030: 104.7
     2060: 101.8
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2017: 67.06
     2030: 76.49
     2060: 99.05
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 91.58
     2030: 94.59
     2060: 100.7
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 52.05
     2030: 59.76
     2060: 82.77
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 16.01
     2030: 19.84
     2060: 45.15
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 8.122
     2030: 9.441
     2060: 11.71
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2017: 72.81
     2030: 84.21
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Ghana
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 5.865
     2030: 4.708
     2060: 1.728
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 11.59
     2030: 10.49
     2060: 4.882
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.659
     2030: 0.738
     2060: 0.872
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 20.91
     2030: 12.78
     2060: 4.319
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 3,208
     2030: 3,324
     2060: 3,527
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.200
     2030: -0.186
     2060: -0.182
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.074
     2030: 0.043
     2060: 0.277

Economy Forecast for Ghana
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 119.6
     2030: 207.8
     2060: 658.0
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 55.67
     2030: 110.0
     2060: 477.4
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 4.181
     2030: 5.640
     2060: 12.47
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.430
     2030: 0.440
     2060: 0.479
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 43.49
     2030: 45.46
     2060: 22.43
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 10.01
     2030: 11.43
     2060: 34.88

Energy Forecast for Ghana
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2017: 0.068
     2030: 0.046
     2060: 0.016

Environment Forecast for Ghana
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2017: 0.005
     2030: 0.006
     2060: 0.000

International Politics Forecast for Ghana
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 0.142
     2030: 0.171
     2060: 0.281

Domestic Government Forecast for Ghana
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2017: 13.15
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 18.00
     2030: 18.20
     2060: 18.39
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 3.909
     2030: 4.030
     2060: 4.734
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 2.269
     2030: 2.504
     2060: 3.047
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 6.227
     2030: 6.381
     2060: 6.738