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 1513, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 3.6%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 42.6 billion.
Ghana is ranked at place 108 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Ghana is ranked at place 56, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Ghana in 2016 were NOK 393 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Ghana at a value of 41 million.