Ghana has a population of 25.5 million people, and a land mass of 227 000 km2. Life expectancy is 60 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 1641, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 8.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 47.3 billion.
Ghana is ranked at place 114 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Ghana is ranked at place 81, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Ghana in 2017 were NOK 537 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Ghana at a value of 49 million.