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Ghana

TOTAL POPULATION

26,327,649

POPULATION RANK

48


REGION RESOURCE

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Sources: CIA World Factbook (2015); The World Bank Health expenditure, public (% of GDP), (2014); The World Bank Health expenditure, private (%

of GDP) (2014;  WHO Life expectancy Data by country (2015) The World Bank Health expenditure per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $) (2014);
Life expectancy at birth (in years)  61.00  63.90  62.40
Life expectancy at 60 (in years)  15.40  16.40 15.90
Median age (in years)  20.50  21.40  20.9
Total health care expenditure, per capita in international dollars  145.00
Total health care expenditure, as percentage of GDP  3.60
Potential support ratio, number of persons aged 15 to 64 years per person aged 65 years or older  17.00
Statutory retirement age, Note: statutory retirement age is the age at which a person is eligible to receive a state pension  60.00  60.00
Total fertility rate, children born per woman  4.06
Public share of total health expenditure, as percentage of GDP  2.10
Private share of total health expenditure, as percentage of GDP  1.40
 

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