Ghana’s economic freedom score is 59.2, making its economy the 101st freest in the 2021 Index. Its overall score has decreased by 0.2 point, primarily because of a decline in judicial effectiveness. Ghana is ranked 11th among 47 countries in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, and its overall score is above the regional average but below the world average.
The Ghanaian economy remains in the mostly unfree category for the fifth year in a row. For Ghana to return to an upward trajectory toward greater economic freedom, the government would have to strengthen fiscal health and prioritize further improvements in the three rule-of-law indicators: property rights, judicial effectiveness, and government integrity.
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Ghana's economic freedom score is 59.2, making its economy the 101st freest in the 2021 Index. ... Ghana is ranked 11th among 47 countries in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, and its overall score is above the regional average but below the world average.
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