The Ghanaian Cedi is the primary currency of Ghana.
This currency is used by an estimated 29,767,108 people.
Based on our estimate, Ghanaian Cedi is the #42 most popular currency is the world.
The currency code for the Ghanaian Cedi is "GHS".
The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 936.
The currency symbol for the Cedi is "GH¢".
Ghanaian Cedi conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
GHS Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Ghanaian Cedi is Ghana.
There are approximately 29,767,108 people around the world who use the Ghanaian Cedi.
The Ghanaian Cedi is the #42 most used widely currency is the world.
29,767,108 user population
Ranked #42 in the world
GHS Exchange Rates
1 Ghanaian Cedi equals:
† Rates last updated at 50 minutes ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
GHS Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||GHS|
|ISO 4217 Number||936|
|Minor Unit Name||Pesewa|
|Minor Unit Symbol||
|Frequently Used banknotes||GH¢5, GH¢10, GH¢20, GH¢50, GH¢1|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||N.a.|
|Frequently Used Coins||GH¢1, 10Gp, 20Gp, 50Gp|
|Rarely Used Coins||N.a.|
|Estimated User Population||29,767,108 people|
|GHS Inflation Rate||9.84%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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2019 GHS Currency Holidays
Based on holidays observed by the Bank of Ghana.
On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed.
Settlement in Ghanaian Cedi may also be closed on these dates.
|New Year's Day
||January 1, 2019
||January 7, 2019
||March 6, 2019
||April 19, 2019
||April 22, 2019
||May 1, 2019
||June 5, 2019
||August 5, 2019
||August 12, 2019
|Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day
||September 23, 2019
||December 6, 2019
||December 25, 2019
||December 26, 2019
GHS Currency History
The Ghanaian Cedi was created in July 2007.
The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Ghanaian Cedi.
|Ghanaian cedi (GHC)
January 1967 to July 2007