Health outcomes in Ghana

In the table below, we see the health outcomes for Ghana in 2017 as well as the values for the country's continent and the world.
Indicators Ghana Africa World
Life expectancy, in years 63.03 62.54 71.86
Birth rate per 1000 people 30.52 33.23 20.78
Death rate per 1000 people 7.99 8.65 7.78
Fertility rate, births per woman 3.93 4.36 2.75
Prevalence of HIV, percent of the population ages 15-49 1.7 4.7 1.99
Cases of Tuberculosis per 100,000 people 152 227.49 111.24


Health spending in Ghana

In the second table we see the health spending in Ghana as well as the average values for the continent and the world. The health spending per capita in Ghana is 67.51 USD. The country spends 4.45 percent of its GDP on health. For comparison, the average spending across countries is 6.64 percent.
Indicators Ghana Africa World
Health spending per capita 67.51 121.13 1034.37
Health spending as percent of GDP 4.45 5.91 6.64

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